The Kremlin did not know about a lawyer from Russia, who allegedly lured the eldest son of the American President for a meeting, promising him the dirt on former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, said the press Secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov.
About it writes on Monday, July 10, news Agency RIA Novosti.
On the eve of the newspaper The New York Times reported that the US President’s son Donald trump, Donald trump Jr., admitted during the election campaign he met with a Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, which promised to provide him with information discrediting Hillary Clinton.
Meeting with Veselnitskaya, known for his connections with the Kremlin, took place on the 9th June 2016 in Trump Tower – within two weeks after the appointment of trump as a presidential candidate from the Republican party of the United States.
In addition to Donald trump Jr., the meeting was also attended by the Chairman of the election campaign trump by Paul Manafort-trump – 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 the President’s son, the information provided Veselnitskaya were «vague and unsubstantiated» and testified that she had no «no serious information.»
Trump Jr. stressed that the meeting lasted less than an hour and did not continue, and notes that his father, at that time candidate for U.S. President, was not informed about this meeting.