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Donald Trump Jr. wants 'leak' probe, as Congress' Russia probes press on

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's eldest son asked a House of Representatives committee on Tuesday to investigate possible leaks of information about his Dec. 6 interview with lawmakers, as congressional probes of Russia and the 2016 election picked up steam ahead of the New Year.

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Trump Jr. asks House panel to investigate leaks

Donald Trump Jr.'s attorney, on behalf of the eldest Trump son, sent a letter on Tuesday to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence requesting an investigation into leaks from his client's interview with the committee earlier this month.

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CNN Corrects a Trump Story, Fueling Claims of ‘Fake News’

The erroneous report involving Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks came at a time when the media faces public skepticism and frequent criticism from the White House.

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2016 email to the then-candidate and Trump Jr. offered what was purported to be a key to hacked documents

Candidate Donald Trump, his son Donald Trump Jr. and others in the Trump Organization received an email in September 2016 offering a decryption key and website address for hacked WikiLeaks documents, according to an email provided to congressional investigators.

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Previously undisclosed emails were from a Russia intermediary to a Trump aide, sources say

The British publicist who arranged the June 2016 meeting with Russians and Donald Trump Jr. sent multiple emails to a Russian participant and a member of Donald Trump's inner circle later that summer, multiple sources told CNN, the first indication there was any follow-up after the meeting.

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President's son had legitimate reasons to not answer House panel questions: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Thursday that Donald Trump Jr. was on solid legal ground when he refused to answer questions from a congressional committee about a conversation he had with his father, President Donald Trump, about emails relating to a meeting he attended with Trump associates and Russians.

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Schiff: Evidence fills in the Russia puzzle

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) says Donald Trump Jr.'s closed-door testimony on Wednesday provided more details in the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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Trump Jr. Won’t Provide Details of a Call With His Father

Donald Trump Jr. claimed that his conversation with the president was protected under lawyer-client privilege because lawyers for both men were on the call.

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Trump's eldest son questioned in Congress about Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., declined to discuss with lawmakers on Wednesday a conversation he had with his father about emails related to a June 2016 meeting he attended with Trump associates and Russians, a congressional panel member said.

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Talk with dad is privileged, Trump Jr. says

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks after the conclusion of Donald Trump Jr.'s testimony on Capitol Hill, where Trump Jr. invoked attorney-client privilege in regards to discussing with his father his June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with Russian operatives.

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Trump Jr. won't tell lawmakers what he and President discussed about Trump Tower meeting with Russians

Donald Trump Jr. would not tell House investigators Wednesday what he and his father discussed after reports surfaced about a June 2016 meeting he had in Trump Tower, citing attorney-client privilege.

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Speier: Trump Jr. has a case of amnesia

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) said that Donald Trump Jr. has a serious case of amnesia after a lot of "nonresponsive" answers from Trump Jr. at today's House Intelligence Committee hearing on the Russia investigation.

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Trump Jr. told investigators he communicated with Hope Hicks, not his father, about Trump Tower response

Donald Trump Jr. told House investigators that did not communicate directly with his father when confronted with news reports about his June 2016 Trump Tower meeting, according to multiple sources with knowledge of his testimony.

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Trump's eldest son faces questions in Congress about Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., returned to Congress on Wednesday to face questions from lawmakers about alleged Russian efforts to influence the 2016 U.S. election and possible collusion with Moscow by his father's presidential campaign.

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Trump's son Donald Trump Jr. to meet with House panel Dec. 6: CNN

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., will meet with Congress' House Intelligence Committee next week, CNN reported on Wednesday, citing multiple sources with knowledge of the agreement.

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Trump's son Donald Trump Jr. agrees to closed-door House panel meeting: CNN

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's son Donald Trump Jr. will meet with the House Intelligence Committee as soon as next week, CNN reported on Wednesday citing multiple sources with knowledge of the agreement.

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Donald Trump Jr. to talk to House Intel committee

Donald Trump Jr. has agreed to meet with the House Intelligence Committee as soon as next week, giving lawmakers their first opportunity to question President Donald Trump's eldest son over his contacts with Russians during the campaign season, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the matter.

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Publicist who set up Trump Jr., Russian lawyer meeting ready to talk to Mueller

The British publicist who set up a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between a Russian lawyer and several members of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign team says he's open to speaking with special counsel Robert Mueller and denies he was part of Moscow's meddling in last year's election.

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Mueller seeking interview with publicist who set up Russian-Trump Jr. meeting

Special counsel Robert Mueller is in talks with the attorney for the British publicist who set up the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer, according to a source familiar with the matter.

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Grassley calls WikiLeaks exchanges with Donald Trump Jr. 'innocuous'

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley said Tuesday that he considers the Twitter messages between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks to be "very innocuous," and the exchanges don't make him any more likely to bring in the President's eldest son for a public hearing.

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The stupidity of Donald Trump Jr.

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Analysis: What his conversations with WikiLeaks prove

On Monday night, the Atlantic's Julia Ioffe reported that Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of the President and a senior adviser to his campaign, had exchanged direct messages on Twitter with WikiLeaks during the course of the 2016 race.

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What we know about Trump Jr.'s exchanges

There is a web of connections between the Trump campaign, the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks and the public disclosures it injected into the presidential campaign. Federal investigators are examining some of these relationships and whether any of them were part of an effort to coordinate with Russia's election-meddling efforts.

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Donald Trump Jr. Communicated With WikiLeaks During Presidential Campaign

Congressional investigators are examining Twitter conversations between the president’s son and the organization that released Democratic emails during 2016 campaign.

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Exchanges took place during the 2016 presidential campaign

According to a report from The Atlantic, Donald Trump Jr. was "in cahoots with WikiLeaks" three weeks before Mike Pence denied the campaign.

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Donald Trump Jr. releases exchanges with WikiLeaks

Donald Trump Jr. has released exchanges he had with the WikiLeaks Twitter account via direct messages during the 2016 presidential campaign.

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The Atlantic: Trump Jr. corresponded with WikiLeaks

Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) reacts to the latest report on correspondence between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks' Twitter account during the 2016 presidential election.

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Russian lawyer says Trump son offered to return to issue of sanctions law: Bloomberg

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. during the 2016 election campaign said the U.S. president's son told her his father, if elected, could return to the issue of a U.S. law which imposes sanctions on Russian officials related to the death of a Russian lawyer, Bloomberg reported.

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Judge denies request to return to U.S. by Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday denied a request for Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, who met with Donald Trump Jr. during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, to return to the United States to attend a hearing over an unpaid $6 million settlement in an international money laundering case.

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Donald Trump Jr. sends Halloween tweet about 'socialism'

Donald Trump Jr. on Tuesday evening marked Halloween by tweeting that he would redistribute his child's candy to "teach her about socialism."

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Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr. seeks return to U.S. to defend money laundering settlement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, who met with Donald Trump Jr. during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, wants permission to return to the United States to defend a claim by prosecutors that her client's company has failed to pay a $6 million settlement in an international money laundering case.

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In Iowa, Trump Jr. focuses on the hunt

At a northwest Iowa hunting preserve more than 1,000 miles from Washington, a group of hunters clad in neon orange formed a line at the top of a hill, proceeding forward through a deep thicket of brush, kicking up pheasants.

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Senate investigators spoke with Russians present at Trump Tower meeting

Senate intelligence committee investigators have spoken with several Russians who attended a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Donald Trump Jr., a sign that the matter remains a significant focus for lawmakers looking into potential coordination between Trump associates and Kremlin-linked operatives during the presidential campaign. 

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Donating to Trump? $1 of every $10 goes toward Russia legal fees

President Donald Trump's campaign donors -- big and small -- are increasingly helping to foot the legal expenses the President's campaign and his son, Donald Trump Jr., are facing related to the investigations into allegations of collusion with Russia during the 2016 campaign.

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Trump Jr. requests scaling back his Secret Service detail

Donald Trump Jr. is seeking to scale back his Secret Service protection, four sources familiar with Trump Jr.'s Secret Service protection confirmed Monday.

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Donald Trump Jr. Gives Up Secret Service Protection, Seeking Privacy

The president’s eldest son, an avid camper and hunter, will be free of a contingent of agents accompanying him at all times.

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Mueller wants to talk to WH staff about initial misleading Russia meeting statement

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team has approached the White House about interviewing staffers who were aboard Air Force One when the initial misleading statement about Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower was crafted, three sources familiar with the conversations said.

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Report: Trump Jr. met with Russian lawyer for info on Clinton's 'fitness'

Donald Trump Jr. told Senate investigators on Thursday that he set up a 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer after being promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton because it was important to learn about her "fitness" to be President, according to a report about the conversation.

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Trump Jr. Says He Wanted Russian Dirt to Determine Clinton’s ‘Fitness’ for Office

Investigators believe the president’s son is crucial to understanding a June 2016 meeting between the Trump inner circle and a Kremlin-connected lawyer.

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Trump Jr. to testify privately about 2016 Russia meeting

The Russia probes circling Donald Trump move ever closer to the President Thursday, as his own flesh and blood, in the person of his oldest son, appears for an interview before staffers of a key congressional committee.

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Trump Jr. to testify privately to Senate committee on Thursday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., will testify privately to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday as it investigates allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election.

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Donald Trump Jr. to Meet With Senate Russia Investigators

President Trump’s eldest son is to meet Thursday with Senate Judiciary Committee investigators to answer questions about his meeting with a Kremlin-connected lawyer.

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Trump Jr. to testify privately to Senate committee on Thursday: aides

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., on Thursday will testify privately to the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is looking into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, Senate aides said on Wednesday.

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Trump Jr. to testify privately to Senate committee Thursday: aides

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., on Thursday will testify privately to the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is looking into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, Senate aides said on Wednesday.

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Trump Jr. to meet with Senate panel

Susan Rice and Donald Trump Jr. are headed to visit with lawmakers this week, according to separate sources with knowledge.

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Trump Jr. to testify in Senate, Manafort lawyer subpoenaed: CNN

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., has agreed to testify privately to the Senate Judiciary Committee as it looks into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, CNN reported on Tuesday, weeks after he was invited to testify in public at a hearing in July.

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Trump Jr. agrees to Senate panel interview

President Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., has agreed to sit down for a transcribed interview with the Senate judiciary committee, as investigators continue to dig into his attendance at a 2016 meeting where he was promised Russian dirt on the Clinton campaign.

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Senate panel gets more details about Trump Tower meeting

The Senate judiciary committee is now going through documents that could give a fuller picture of the controversial Trump Tower meeting where Donald Trump Jr. was promised Russian dirt on Hillary Clinton's campaign -- and whether there were any improper contacts between Russian officials and Trump associates during the course of the election.

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Christie: Trump Jr.'s meeting with Russian was ill-advised

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a supporter and friend of President Donald Trump, said Sunday that Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer in June of last year was a bad idea, but everyone would be best served to wait for special counsel Robert Mueller's findings on the matter.

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Noah: Trump can't escape to Mexico

Late night comedians Trevor Noah, Seth Meyers and Stephen Colbert joke about reports that Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller issued grand jury subpoenas related to Donald Trump Jr.'s 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer.

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Kellyanne Conway: Probe not about Russian interference

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, talks to CNN's Chris Cuomo about Donald Trump Jr.'s 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer.

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Exclusive: Grand jury subpoenas issued in relation to Trump Jr., Russian lawyer meeting - sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Grand jury subpoenas have been issued in connection with a June 2016 meeting that included President Donald Trump's son, his son-in-law and a Russian lawyer, two sources told Reuters on Thursday, in a sign that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is gathering pace.

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Reuters: Subpoenas issued over Trump Jr. meeting

Reuters reports that grand jury subpoenas have been issued in connection with the Donald Trump Jr.-Russia meeting.

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Exclusive: Grand jury subpoenas issued in relation to Russian lawyer, Trump Jr. meeting - sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Grand jury subpoenas have been issued in connection with the June 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr., a Russian lawyer and others, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

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White House misleading now over misleading Trump Jr. statement

CNN's Anderson Cooper breaks down the White House's confirmation that President Trump weighed in on Donald Trump Jr.'s statement regarding his meeting with a Russian lawyer in 2016.

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'No inaccuracy' in Donald Trump Jr.'s statement about 2016 meeting with Russians, White House says

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White House comments on Donald Trump Jr.'s statement

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said President Trump weighed in, "as any father would," on the initial statement released by his son, Donald Trump Jr., regarding a June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer.

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Timeline of Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting revelations

New revelations about Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting in June 2016 with a Russian lawyer have rocketed the President's eldest son to the center of allegations of collusion with Russia.

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WaPo: Trump helped come up with misleading statement on Jr.'s meeting

In response to New York Times reporting that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer during the campaign, President Donald Trump dictated a misleading statement for his son, The Washington Post reported Monday evening.

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Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian: Washington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump dictated a statement, later shown to be misleading, in which his son Donald Trump Jr. said a meeting he had with a Russian lawyer in June 2016 was not related to his father's presidential campaign, the Washington Post reported on Monday.

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Browder: Kremlin probably backed Trump Jr. meeting

American financier Bill Browder who has spent years doing business in Moscow says the Kremlin was likely behind the meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and two Russians last year.

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Lying to Congress can put you in jail, even if you're not under oath

The President's eldest son (Donald Trump Jr.) son-in-law (Jared Kushner) and former campaign chairman (Paul Manafort) are sitting down with the staff and members of several Senate committees, but sources tell CNN some of the meetings will be behind closed doors and not under oath.

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‘I Did Not Collude,’ Kushner Says in Prepared Remarks to Senators

Jared Kushner said he was unaware of the agenda of a June 2016 meeting at which Donald Trump Jr. expected to learn damaging information about Hillary Clinton.

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Donald Trump Jr. adds Washington lawyer to legal team

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The president's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., has added a lawyer with congressional experience to his legal team, the lawyer told Reuters on Sunday.

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Trump Jr.'s legal team adds another lawyer

Donald Trump Jr.'s legal team has a new member.

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Trump Jr., Manafort agree to negotiate over interviews by Senate panel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Friday President Donald Trump's eldest son and his former campaign manager have agreed to negotiate whether to be interviewed by the panel in its Russia probe.

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Trump Jr. and Manafort will be interviewed privately and avoid public hearing next week before Senate panel

The leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee have cut a deal with President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., and former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to avoid a high-profile public hearing next week, with the two men agreeing to provide records to the panel and to be privately interviewed ahead of any public session.

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Mueller asked for documents about Russia meeting

Special counsel Robert Mueller has asked the White House to preserve all documents relating to the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower that Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort had with a Russian lawyer and others, according to a source who has seen the letter.

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Special counsel asks White House to save Trump Jr., Russian meeting documents

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The special counsel investigating possible collusion between President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia has asked White House officials to preserve any records of a meeting last year between the president's son and a Russian lawyer, according to a source with knowledge of the request.

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The special counsel wants the White House to keep all documents relating to a June 2016 meeting intact

Special counsel Robert Mueller has asked the White House to preserve all documents relating to the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower that Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort had with a Russian lawyer and others, according to a source who has seen the letter.

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Exclusive: Moscow lawyer who met Trump Jr. had Russian spy agency as client

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. after his father won the Republican nomination for the 2016 U.S. presidential election counted Russia's FSB security service among her clients for years, Russian court documents seen by Reuters show.

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CNN poll: Most say Trump Jr. shouldn't have taken that meeting

Almost 6 in 10 Americans say President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort should not have taken a meeting last summer with a Russian lawyer who they thought would be providing negative information about Hillary Clinton, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.

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Grassley threatens subpoena for Trump Jr. and Manafort

Senate judiciary committee Chairman Chuck Grassley threatened Thursday to subpoena both Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort if they do not appear before his committee for a scheduled appearance next week.

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Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort to testify next week before Senate panel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort will testify on July 26 before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, the panel said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Kushner, Trump Jr. and Manafort scheduled to testify next week

Donald Trump Jr. and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort have been scheduled to testify before the Senate judiciary committee on July 26, the panel announced Wednesday.

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Eighth person in Trump team meeting linked to money laundering investigation

A Government Accountability Office report published in 2000 details how companies in the US set up bank accounts that came under investigation for money laundering -- and it involved Ike Kaveladze, the eighth person who has now been identified as attending the June 9, 2016 meeting that Donald Trump Jr., his brother-in-law Jared Kushner and then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had with a Russian lawyer.

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Russian lawyer: I'll testify if granted safety

Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. in June 2016, claims she is willing to testify in front of the US Senate if she's guaranteed safety.

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Reports: 8th man in Trump Tower meeting tied to laundering probe

Former Sen. Carl Levin has reported that the 8th man in the meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer has been tied to a money laundering probe.

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Opinion: Does Kushner deserve a security clearance?

His apparent memory lapses--particularly on questionable Trump Jr. Russia meeting--make him seem (at best) a fool who should not have clearance, writes Jill Filipovic.

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Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr. says ready to testify to Congress

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr after his father won the 2016 U.S. Republican presidential nomination has said she is ready to testify to Congress to dispel what she called "mass hysteria" about the encounter.

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Senate intel panel wants to interview everyone at Trump Jr.'s Russia meeting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday that wanted to interview President Donald Trump's son, campaign chairman and everyone else who was at a meeting last year with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower.

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Trump Jr., ex-campaign head given nod to testify in Congress: Senator

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's eldest son and his former campaign chairman have been given approval by a U.S. special counsel to testify publicly to Congress as part of investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee said on Tuesday.

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Don't blame Secret Service for Trump Jr. meeting

Recently President Donald Trump's personal attorney suggested that the United States Secret Service may bear some responsibility for allowing Donald Trump Jr. to meet with a Russian lawyer during the presidential campaign. This shows a misunderstanding of the scope -- and limitations -- of the Secret Service's responsibilities over presidential candidates.

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Lawyer says client attended Trump Jr meeting with Russian attorney

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The eighth person who attended a June 2016 meeting where Donald Trump Jr hoped to get damaging information on his father's Democratic presidential rival was Ike Kaveladze, his lawyer said on Tuesday.

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Investigators seeking info from 8th person at Trump Jr. meeting

Special Counsel investigators are seeking information from the still-publicly unidentified eight person who attended the June 2016 meeting with Donald Trump Jr. at Trump Tower, this person's attorney Scott Balber said Tuesday.

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Colbert pokes fun at Trump Jr., Russia meeting

Late night host Stephen Colbert pokes fun at Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer as part of the "Late Show's" "Russia Week."

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Cooper: Claims are demonstrably false

CNN's Anderson Cooper says Sean Spicer's defense for Donald Trump Jr. meeting with a Russian lawyer is "just demonstrably false."

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Attorney tells CNN he talked to the mystery person in the meeting at Trump Tower in June 2016

Donald Trump Jr.'s attorney, Alan Futerfas, has told CNN he has spoken by phone to the eighth person in the room during the meeting at Trump Tower in June 2016.

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Spicer contradicts President on Trump Jr. meeting

White House press secretary Sean Spicer contradicted President Donald Trump Monday when he insisted that a meeting Donald Trump Jr. had with a Russian lawyer in the months leading up to the election was about adoption policy.

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What to expect in Russia investigations this week

The string of revelations from Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a well-connected Russian lawyer gave more fuel to already intense congressional investigations into potential collusion between the campaign of President Donald Trump and Russia.

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Who was 8th person in Trump Jr. meeting?

The June 2016 meeting between the President's son Donald Trump Jr., his son-in-law Jared Kushner, his then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort and five others, in which, Trump Jr. expected to get damaging information about Hillary Clinton has raised more questions than it answered.

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The Master of ‘Kompromat’ Believed to Be Behind Trump Jr.’s Meeting

The Russian prosecutor general, Yuri Y. Chaika, a master at smearing rivals with compromising material, is widely considered to have provided the dirt on Hillary Clinton.

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Agency says Donald Trump Jr. didn't have Secret Service protection at time of his meeting with Russians

The Secret Service is pushing back on President Donald Trump's attorney's remarks Sunday that there was nothing questionable going on at a meeting last summer between Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., a Russian lawyer and top members of Trump's campaign.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Roger Federer, Turkey, Donald Trump Jr.: Your Monday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Trump lawyer suggests Secret Service vetted Don Jr.'s meeting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of President Donald Trump's personal lawyers defended a meeting that the president's son had with Russian nationals during the 2016 campaign, suggesting that the meeting involving Donald Trump Jr. had been screened by the Secret Service.

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How Trump Jr. meeting fits into Putin game plan

Many in the media have focused too narrowly on how Donald Trump Jr.'s June 2016 meeting with a Russian lobbyist and lawyer in Trump Tower looks bad.

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President Trump tweets defense of Trump Jr.

President Donald Trump defended Donald Trump Jr. on Twitter Sunday morning amid mounting questions about his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign, implying a media double standard in its treatment of Hillary Clinton.

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Jake Tapper presses Trump attorney on Russia meeting

When pressed about whether or not it was wrong of Donald Trump Jr. to take a meeting with a Russian attorney, Jay Sekulow, a lawyer for President Trump, says it's easy to look at the meeting from an ethical perspective a year after the fact.

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Trump defends son in tweetstorm

President Donald Trump defended his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., on Twitter Sunday morning amid mounting questions about his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign, implying a media double standard in its treatment of Hillary Clinton.

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Donald Trump Jr., Macron, Senate Republicans: Your Weekend Briefing

Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.