It's time to put country first — The Public Pulse

15 Juillet, 2017, 12:41 | Auteur: Gabriel Abbadie
  • It's time to put country first — The Public Pulse

The building project did not go forward.

Revelations about Donald Trump Jr.'s emails and meeting with a Russian lawyer should be extremely alarming to patriotic Americans ("Trump Jr.'s emails add fuel to fire in investigation", July 12 World-Herald).

But one important issue is that Trump Jr. was did not immediately report that he met with the lawyer.

It's unclear why Trump has been enjoying only the comforts of his home on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue even as new allegations have surfaced regarding Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

In 2013, Trump told Real Estate Weekly that he told a group of investors in Moscow that he was considering bringing a replica of the Trump SoHo hotel to Moscow.

"Well, he wants what's good for Russia, and I want what's good for the United States".

Trump said he spent the first 20 or 25 minutes of his more than two-hour meeting with Putin last Friday in Germany on the subject.

The information on offer was "part of Russia and its government's support for Mr. Trump", Goldstone wrote. On Thursday, he will be appearing in Paris as French President Emmanuel Macron's guest of honor for the country's Bastille Day celebrations.

"It doesn't interfere at all", said North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows, chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus. "Many people, and many political pros, said everybody would do that".

What now? The president's sole comment on the matter, relayed Tuesday by principal deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, is that "my son is a high-quality person and I applaud his transparency".

Some insisted that the deepening scandal at the White House does nothing to affect their work. "I don't think that it's a story and I think the media's made it a story".

Manafort also had mentioned the meeting to congressional investigators during a recent closed-door interview, according to the Times. Absolutely not. I then asked him a second time in a totally different way. "If we'd known the information you failed to include, would that have changed the adjudicated outcome?"

"Anything that you're trying to keep secret or wouldn't want out so [someone] could threaten you with blackmail, that's basically what this is all about", he continued. On Tuesday, Yahoo News reported the purpose of Ivanka Trump's trip was to scout locations for a prospective tower in Moscow.

Kushner is sure to face questions about his omissions soon, from any number of questioners.

The Republican claimed his Democratic adversary would have weakened America's military and driven up energy prices - two things he says the Kremlin would have welcomed.

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