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 […]

LAT: Ahead of Putin meeting, Trump waffles on Russian meddling in 2016 election

LAT: Ahead of Putin meeting, Trump waffles on Russian meddling in 2016 election

Brian Bennett and Michael A. Memoli July 6, 2017 On the eve of his first face-to-face meeting as president with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump on Thursday declined to hold the Kremlin solely responsible for meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, insisting that others may have interfered as well. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for direct link to LAT story & video. […]

WP: Federal ethics chief who clashed with White House announces he will step down

WP: Federal ethics chief who clashed with White House announces he will step down

By Rosalind S. Helderman and Matea Gold July 6  The director of the independent Office of Government Ethics, who has been the federal government’s most persistent critic of the Trump administration’s approach to ethics, announced Thursday that he is resigning nearly six months before his term is scheduled to end. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for direct link to WP video: CLICK HERE […]