Regarding the substance, Akhmetshin said that in the course of her work for clients, Veselnitskaya had discovered that a United States hedge fund which "seemed linked to the (Democratic National Committee)" was operating in violation of Russian tax and securities law. He said he served in the Soviet military in a unit that was part of counterintelligence but he was never trained as a spy.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley in March questioned whether Akhmetshin might be downplaying the strength of his Russian ties.
Christie, a former US attorney, spoke Monday at an unrelated event in his first public appearance since he ended a three-day government shutdown earlier this month.
Christie's comments come a day after the Republican president's attorney insisted there was nothing illegal in the meeting that Trump's eldest son attended during last year's presidential campaign.
Akhmetshin, who holds dual US-Russian citizenship, said that the lawyer initially sought his advice on what to say at the meeting before finally asking him to join her for the discussion with the oldest son of then-candidate Donald Trump.
"It's called opposition research, or even research into your opponent".
"The president has stated very clearly that he was not aware of the meeting and did not attend the meeting", Sekulow said.
When he brought it up again a few minutes later, Tapper said "I know you want to change the subject" and asked him, "What other meetings or communications with Russians have not been disclosed yet?"
The White House has been engulfed in a wave of new revelations regarding Trump campaign officials secretly meeting with Russian officials.
Grassley's committee is one of several congressional panels investigating the Trump campaign's links with Russian Federation, while Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, is heading a criminal probe into the election interference and whether the president obstructed justice by firing another Federal Bureau of Investigation director, James Comey, while he was heading the Russian Federation probe before Mueller took over.
Donald Trump Jr. speaks to supporters during a rally in March 2016.
Los afectados, a cuatro meses de los hechos, no han recibido atención sicológica ni las señaladas han sido detenidas. La querella fue recibida por Gabriela Jiménez Ibarra, Ministerio Público del fuero común.
It goes on to state that console will play classic and "current" games, with vaguely-worded "modern internal specs". We haven't seen what its controller looks like yet, so here's our pick of the best PC controllers in the meantime.
As usual, Federer showed no mercy as he ended a five-year title drought at Wimbledon , adding to his 2003-07, '09 and 2012 crowns. This is the fifth time in history Federer and Nadal have split the opening grand slams between them, but first since 2010.
Sandvine will be combined with Procera, and led by Procera CEO Lyndon Cantor , together with Procera CFO Richard Deggs. Up to Friday's close, the company's stock had risen almost 40 percent since Vector Capital's initial offer in May.
Tengo que denunciarlo", alertó el Presidente Maduro a la opinión pública nacional e internacional. "Aquí en Venezuela mandamos los venezolanos y las venezolanas", sentenció. "A Venezuela no la gobierna nadie del extranjero", aseguró.
Urged on by a centre court crowd desperate to avoid the tournament's first retirement in a men's final since 1911, Cilic lifted. The remarkable thing is, he is absolutely right. "Better than holding the trophy and winning today is just being healthy".
They are fighting, especially in spring and summer, motivated teams- those who want to get into European Cups or avoid relegation. For an expert, it is a reason to ensure a stable income with the competent rates combined with rational management of the bank.
Kushner, Senior Advisor to the President, updated his security clearance form on June 21, 2017 to include the meeting. Akhmetshin is a Russian-American who is a former member of the Russian military intelligence unit, known as GRU.
BidaskClub raised Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, June 29th. Boothbay Fund Management LLC raised its position in shares of Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS by 168.9% in the fourth quarter.
No one wants to be the deciding vote to kill a bill, but if one member does publicly become the deciding vote, others may follow. Rand Paul , predicted the delay would strengthen critics' position by giving them more time to mobilize against the bill.
Riders can now tip Uber drivers in DC and nationwide
There is no minimum to tip but there is a $100 maximum cap. "Of course, Uber service fees are never deducted from your tips". All tips given by riders to drivers across the United States will be doubled on Tuesday, July 18.
(NYSE:SKM) Receives An Update From Brokers
Amerigo Asset Management acquired a new stake in SK Telecom Co. during the first quarter valued at approximately $40,378,000. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded SK Telecom Co. from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday.
Froome recupera el suéter de líder
Nunca antes, en la historia del Tour, cuatro ciclistas habían llegado a ese punto de la competición tan cercanos. Esas, son las dos citas fundamentales de la semana y las que prácticamente decidirán el campeón.
Mexicanos en top ten de clavados
En la final, después de cinco saltos, se ubicaron en noveno con 290.58 puntos. La medalla de oro fue para el chino Jianfeng Peng, con 448.40.
Saudi Arabia starts RFQ process for 400-MW wind project
The deadline for submission will end in September 2017 with the announcement of the winning bid to be made in November 2017. In April 2017, REPDO started the initial bidding process for the 300MW solar power project in Sakakah.
S. Korea prepares to propose military talks to NK
Beijing was quick to pour cold water on the suggestion that the overall rise in trade suggested it was not complying with U.N. Security Council resolutions created to punish Pyongyang for its nuclear tests and missile launches.