US President Donald Trump has slammed what he refers to as "fake news" over the coverage of a meeting between his son and a Russian attorney to get damaging information about the opponent of the then-GOP candidate ahead of the 2016 presidential election.
"Thus we would not have screened anyone he was meeting with at that time".
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Today, the only significance of Akhmetshin's presence is that, given the guy's splashy history, the anti-Trump media can feed off this scrap of a story for a while longer.
"This could be a good issue to expose how the DNC is accepting bad money", Veselnitskaya reportedly told the Trump associates at the time, as recalled by Ahkmetshin.
The meeting would not become public knowledge for nearly another two weeks.
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New details emerged Friday in the meeting between President Trump's eldest son and a Russian attorney.
"I need to be clear on this - the President's engagement on this was that he was not aware of it, and did not participate in any of this, so I want to be really clear on that", Jay Sekulow said.
The President's latest tweet on the matter comes as questions continue to swirl about the June 2016 meeting, which included at least eight people, including Trump Jr., Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, then-campaign manager Paul Manafort and the Russian lawyer, sources familiar with the meeting told CNN.
Trump said 39-year-old Donald Jr is "a good boy".
Donald Trump, Jr., (R) his wife Vanessa (L) and their daughter Kai (C) attending the White House senior staff swearing in at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 22, 2017. It became obvious this was the talking point of the day, and unfortunately it was a completely false point.
Congressional committees say they will seek testimony from those involved in the meeting.
Accusations that Moscow meddled in the election and colluded with the Trump campaign have dominated Trump's first months in office.
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