Don Jr. Sought Info on Clinton Foundation in Russia Meeting

Ken Dilanian and Natasha Lebedeva at NBC News: Donald Trump Jr. Asked Russian Lawyer for Info on Clinton Foundation.
Donald Trump Jr. asked a Russian lawyer at the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting whether she had evidence of illegal donations to the Clinton Foundation, the lawyer told the Senate Judiciary Committee in answers to written questions obtained exclusively by NBC News.

The lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, told the committee that she didn't have any such evidence, and that she believes Trump misunderstood the nature of the meeting after receiving emails from a music promoter promising incriminating information on Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump's Democratic opponent.

Once it became apparent that she did not have meaningful information about Clinton, Trump seemed to lose interest, Veselnitskaya said, and the meeting petered out.
Yeah, that sounds about right.

Just to be abundantly clear: This could be accurate, or Veselnitskaya could be lying through her teeth and setting up Don Jr., because Putin remains unhappy about sanctions.

Either way, Don Jr. got himself into this mess by actively trying to collude with a foreign adversary to harm Hillary Clinton during the election.

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