FP: DOJ Settled Massive Russian Fraud Case Involving Lawyer Who Met With Trump Jr.

FP: DOJ Settled Massive Russian Fraud Case Involving Lawyer Who Met With Trump Jr.

BY JENNA MCLAUGHLIN  JULY 12, 2017 Democratic congressmen on the House Judiciary Committee want to know why Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly settled a money laundering case in May involving the same Russian attorney who met with Donald Trump Jr. during the presidential election to offer “dirt” on Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for direct link to […]

McClatchy: Trump-Russia investigators probe Jared Kushner-run digital operation

McClatchy: Trump-Russia investigators probe Jared Kushner-run digital operation

BY PETER STONE AND GREG GORDON JULY 12, 2017  Investigators at the House and Senate Intelligence committees and the Justice Department are examining whether the Trump campaign’s digital operation – overseen by Jared Kushner – helped guide Russia’s sophisticated voter targeting and fake news attacks on Hillary Clinton in 2016. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for direct link […]

NYT Editorial: Donald Trump Jr. Makes the Russian Connection

NYT Editorial: Donald Trump Jr. Makes the Russian Connection

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD Published JULY 12, 2017 All along, the truth was right there in the emails — Donald Trump Jr.’s emails, that is, which he released publicly on Twitter Tuesday morning after learning that The New York Times was about to publish their contents. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for direct link to NYT Opinion Page In language so blunt and obvious […]

NYT: Russian Dirt on Clinton? ‘I Love It,’ Donald Trump Jr. Said.

NYT: Russian Dirt on Clinton? ‘I Love It,’ Donald Trump Jr. Said.

By JO BECKER, ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO JULY 11, 2017 The June 3, 2016, email sent to Donald Trump Jr. could hardly have been more explicit: One of his father’s former Russian business partners had been contacted by a senior Russian government official and was offering to provide the Trump campaign with dirt on Hillary Clinton. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for […]

NYT: Trump Jr. Was Told of Moscow’s Link

NYT: Trump Jr. Was Told of Moscow’s Link

By MATT APUZZO, JO BECKER, ADAM GOLDMAN and MAGGIE HABERMAN JULY 10, 2017 WASHINGTON — Before arranging a meeting with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer he believed would offer him compromising information about Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Jr. was informed in an email that the material was part of a Russian government effort to aid his father’s candidacy, according to three people […]

WP: White House tries to play down meeting of Trump Jr., Russian lawyer as new details emerge

WP: White House tries to play down meeting of Trump Jr., Russian lawyer as new details emerge

By Rosalind S. Helderman, Tom Hamburger and Greg Miller July 10 The White House on Monday was forced to shift from denying contact between the Trump campaign and Russia to defending a meeting that President Trump’s eldest son had in the midst of the presidential race with a Russian lawyer purportedly offering damaging information about Hillary Clinton. The White House […]

Daily Beast: Trump Aides: Russia Flap Proves Don Jr. Is the ‘Fredo’ of the First Family

Daily Beast: Trump Aides: Russia Flap Proves Don Jr. Is the ‘Fredo’ of the First Family

ASAWIN SUEBSAENG LACHLAN MARKAY 07.09.17 Former Trump campaign officials said Trump Jr.’s role in the scandal involving a Kremlin-linked lawyer is just the latest in a series of mistakes by the president’s first-born son. President Donald Trump’s worst campaign surrogate is back in the limelight, and reminding some former Trump campaign colleagues why he earned the nickname “Fredo.” CLICK […]

NYT: Trump Jr. Met Russian for Dirt on Clinton

NYT: Trump Jr. Met Russian for Dirt on Clinton

By JO BECKER, MATT APUZZO and ADAM GOLDMAN JULY 9, 2017 President Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton before agreeing to meet with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign, according to three advisers to the White House briefed on the meeting and two others with knowledge of it. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for direct […]

NYT: Trump Team Met With Lawyer Linked to Kremlin During Campaign

NYT: Trump Team Met With Lawyer Linked to Kremlin During Campaign

By JO BECKER, MATT APUZZO and ADAM GOLDMAN Published in print JULY 9, 2017 Two weeks after Donald J. Trump clinched the Republican presidential nomination last year, his eldest son arranged a meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan with a Russian lawyer who has connections to the Kremlin, according to confidential government records described to The New York Times. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for […]