Is it treason? All you need to know about Trump and Russia

17 Juillet, 2017, 16:44 | Auteur: Edgar Lajoie
  • Ex-Soviet agent at meeting between Trump Jr., Russian lawyer: NBC News

Watchdog groups filed a complaint against Donald Trump Jr., Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and former campaign chief Paul Manafort on Thursday with the Federal Election Commission, which oversees elections, arguing the three violated the law by meeting with the Russian.

"James Comey had a meeting with the president of the United States, where he took information about this private meeting with the president, put it on his government computer, went to his government office and decides, after he gets fired, to leak a conversation he had with the president of the United States to a friend of his to then leak it to a reporter", Sekulow argued. The elder Trump "had Secret Service protection at that point, and that raised a question with me".

Democrats involved in congressional inquiries into Russian interference in the US elections have stressed the meeting raises new questions, including about what Trump knew and when he knew it. Unless Trump himself was in attendance, or expected to be, there simply isn't any compelling reason to think the Secret Service would have had any involvement with the meeting at all. Intangible donations could include information regarding another candidate. The didn't elaborate on who might try killing him because of his role in this meeting, but Russian President Vladimir Putin has been accused of ordering the killing of those who may have compromising information on him. Trump Jr. did so, however, only after The New York Times told him that it was about to release them. Geraldo was saying, "even the Trump campaign had colluded with the Russians", and it was no big deal and certainly not a crime.

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"Zero happened from the meeting". He confirmed to CNN on Monday that he was representing Trump Jr. Meanwhile, one of Kushner's top lawyers is stepping aside from the Russia investigation.

Are you willing to acknowledge this was wrong and a violation of civic honor? "There was absolutely no discussion of Russia on the Trump campaign 'til the day I left".

In reports this week, Akhmetshin has been identified as a former Russian counterintelligence officer.

Akhmetshin was not available for comment. "I looked at Hillary Clinton".

Sekulow also told ABC, "if this was nefarious, why'd the Secret Service allow these people in?"

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