The White House confirmed Tuesday that President Trump "weighed in" to help craft his son's response to reports of a meeting a year ago with a Russian lawyer - a move that could fuel an expansion of investigations into Trump campaign figures' dealings with Moscow.
The Washington Post reported Monday that Trump himself dictated his son's statement to the Times acknowledging a meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential campaign, which misleadingly claimed the meeting focused on adoption policy. The president dictated a statement saying the meeting had "primarily discussed a programme about the adoption of Russian children". The information "would incriminate Hillary and her dealings with Russian Federation and would be very useful to your father", read one of the emails.
U.S. President Donald Trump looks out a window of the Oval Office following an interview with Reuters at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 27, 2017.
"I can't believe any worthwhile prosecutor can ignore this", Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) said.
It remains unclear exactly how much the president knew at the time of the flight about Trump Jr.'s meeting.
Alan Futerfas, Donald Trump Jr's attorney, had "no comment" when reached Monday night by ABC News.
SEKULOW: Yeah, I know. Does he feel he was misled by his son and by Jared Kushner if, indeed, they didn't tell him about these emails that they both received?
Today's cabinet meeting will be the first time President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have seen each other face-to-face since the president public criticized sessions for stepping down from overseeing the FBI's Russian Federation investigation.
So he didn't have anything to do with the statement that Don Jr. put out that was being worked on with his team? In addition, Trump has repeatedly criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from overseeing the FBI's Russian investigation - a decision that was one factor leading to the appointment of Mueller.
New York Police Department's Commissioner James O'Neill said Mr Trump's comments were inappropriate.
"Apart from being of no outcome, the characterisations are misinformed, inaccurate, and not pertinent", he said.
While it is not illegal for a president to mislead the public or the press, legal experts say the episode will most likely be of interest to Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the FBI's investigation into Russia's election interference and whether the Trump campaign has sought to cover up any interactions it had with Russians past year.
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Airport spokesman Doug jaeckel said that the builders who were working near detained the teenager until the police arrived. Passenger Matt Crowder said people sitting near the exit row stood up and shouted when the boy jumped. "The door's open.
Florida state's Health Department said that the first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus has been confirmed in the USA state. The majority of the 118 reported cases of Zika infection in Florida during 2017 have been related to travel to infected areas.
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According to police, Dujana spearheaded LeT in south Kashmir after killing of another senior commander Abu Qasim in October 2015. Abu Dujana was wanted in many militancy-related attacks on security forces and political workers in south Kashmir.
Officials with the Russian Foreign Ministry say they will reduce the number of US diplomats in their country by September first. The ministry's spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, said that a diplomatic personnel reduction would occur.
Now only available to iOS users , the new feature will let you share your current location and search for your favorite videos. It also features a new "Ink" tab, clicking on which will let users sketch their masterpiece art to share with their contacts.
New US sanctions are 'breach' of nuclear deal, Iran says
Ryan added that the sanctions directly target "the destructive and destabilizing activities of Iran , Russia, and North Korea". Separately, on July 28, the Trump administration sanctioned six Iranian entities after Iran tested a space launching device.
National Night Out is Tuesday
These events happen every year all over the country and in Meriden, police are expecting thousands of people to come out. All the events are free and family-friendly. "If neighbors know each other, they're able to look out for each other".
Turkey opens trial of almost 500 defendants over failed coup
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First Look at Zazie Beetz as Domino in 'Deadpool 2'
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