"He had a meeting, nothing happened with the meeting", Trumpsaid. "The press made a big deal about something that really a lot of people would do", Trump said Thursday, during his joint press conference with Marcon.
President Trump's lawyer sought to distance his client Sunday from an increasingly scrutinized meeting Donald Trump Jr. took with Russians who may have links to the Kremlin - even as he insisted the meeting was perfectly appropriate during a USA presidential campaign.
Akhmetshin is a Russian-American who is a former member of the Russian military intelligence unit, known as GRU. Cobb is expected to oversee the White House's legal and media response to investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign.
Trump has also hired a longtime legal adviser, Marc Kasowitz, as outside counsel.
Grassely notes that Akhmetshin is "known in foreign policy circles a key Russian operator".
Ironically, the current commotion and commotion is the result of Donald Trump Jr, recent email revelations, in which he eagerly welcomed the idea of damaging information about Clinton from a Russian lawyer. "Donald Trump Jr. himself said things should've been done differently".
"Over the last 96 hours, I've been quite impressed with a lot of former Central Intelligence Agency case officers, all of them with Russia experience, commenting on how this is just how the Russians would do it, were this a meeting that the Russians wanted to use to establish this kind of influence campaign", Hayden toldCNN's "New Day" program. Until that meeting, of course.
Kushner, Senior Advisor to the President, updated his security clearance form on June 21, 2017 to include the meeting.
In the wake of the Times'report, Trump Jr. posted a series of emails on Twitter between himself and Goldstone, an acquaintance who pointed to the Russian Federation attorney as the source of potentially damaging information on Hillary Clinton as "part of Russian Federation and its government's support for Trump", reports CNN. "It came from Donald Trump Jr".
President Trump has been relatively reserved as accusations and denials have flown back and forth, but on Sunday, he posted a series of tweets attacking the establishment and the media's double standards. They've lied from the start about the nature of their meeting with the Russian operatives.
Natalia Veselnitskaya insists that she had no compromising information on Hillary Clinton. The job of coordination was especially challenging because the lawyers couldn't always speak freely about what they knew, out of concern for attorney-client privilege, according to people with knowledge of the discussions.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, is now heading a criminal investigation.
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has underlined support for Turkey on the first anniversary of a failed coup attempt. According to the Turkish constitution, a state of emergency can be declared for a maximum period of six months.
The stuntman said he'd done a few but never from that high up, and he "seemed a little nervous", Amelio told the officer. A Coweta County Sheriff's Office report says assistant director Matthew Goodwin said Bernecker meant to fall onto a pad.
Schools are being promised an extra £1.3bn per year alongside a shake-up of how funding is allocated to individual schools. It means the total schools budget will increase from nearly £41bn in 2017/18 to £42.4bn in 2018/19 and £43.5bn in 2019/20.
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.
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.
However, most senior BJP leaders and ministers were tight-lipped about who is PM Modi's choice for the post. Voting for the V-P elections will be held on August 5 and counting of votes will be held the same day.
James' frustrations could lead him to leave the Cavaliers for the second time as he is set to become a free agent after the 2017-18 season.
Acusan a maestra de kínder de abusar de sus alumnos
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.
Sega and Atari Micro Consoles Pre-Order Date Announced
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.
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.
Senator says he may not back health care bill
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.
Champion Federer revels in historic eighth Wimbledon title
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".
US Open won't influence Sharapova plans
The thigh injury prevented her from competing in the grass court tournaments which culminated in the Wimbledon final. She chose not to predict how she would fare at the season's final Grand Slam in NY .
Trump's Approval Rating at 6 Months Is The Lowest on Record
President Donald Trump at a joint news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysée Palace in Paris on July 13. The Washington Post-ABC News poll , released on July 15, found that 36 percent of Americans approve of the president.