The son of the President of the United States Donald trump, Donald trump Jr., admitted that during the presidential campaign, met with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, which promised to provide him with information discrediting Hillary Clinton, The New York Times reported.
Meeting with Veselnitskaya, known for his connections with the Kremlin, took place on 9 June 2016, two weeks after the appointment of trump as a presidential candidate from the Republican party of the United States, in Trump Tower.
In addition to Donald trump Jr., the meeting was also attended by the Chairman of the election campaign trump by Paul Manafort and trump in-law Jared Kushner.
According to a statement Donald trump Jr., he offered to meet «with the man who might have information important to the election campaign.»
However, according to trump Jr., information provided Veselnitskaya were «vague and unsubstantiated». And they quickly realized that it did not have «any serious information.»
Tram, Jr., emphasizes that the meeting lasted less than an hour and did not continue, and that his father, at that time candidate for U.S. President, was not informed about this meeting.
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