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Trump Tower meeting wasn't about Clinton 'dirt,' emails show

Email correspondence revealed Monday about a July 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian attorney at Trump Tower in New York City contradict previous reports.

As part of her effort against the sanction law, she had a five-page set of talking points, including one reference to Clinton, suggesting a U.S. company, Ziff Brothers Investments, had avoided taxes in Russia and donated to the Democratic Party, possibly Clinton.

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CBS News -
Russian lawyer in Trump Jr. meeting did not mention Clinton dirt, new email shows

An email written by the Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort in June 2016 seems to refute the claim made by one of the parties who set up the meeting that the lawyer had damaging information about Hillary Clinton to share with Trump Jr.

According to the Post, Veselnitskaya gave Balber the email last month at a meeting in Moscow, when she also told him she had not sought the meeting with Mr. Trump's campaign, but was pleased when Aras Agalarov told her of his business relationship with Mr. Trump and offered an introduction.


Washington Post -
Newly disclosed email sheds light on Trump Jr. meeting with Russian lawyer

A newly disclosed email sent on the morning of a Trump Tower meeting held during last year’s presidential campaign between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer raises new questions about how the key session came together.

The newly disclosed email was provided to The Washington Post by Scott Balber, a U.S. lawyer representing Aras Agalarov, the Russian billionaire who hosted the Trump-owned Miss Universe pageant in Moscow in 2013 and who had helped secure the Trump Tower meeting for Veselnitskaya.



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