Donald trump Jr.
The US President’s son Donald trump Jr. will give to the legal Committee of the U.S. Senate testimony in the case of a possible “intervention of Russia” in the U.S. presidential election in 2016. On Wednesday, August 30, reports CNN.
States that he will speak at a meeting to be held behind closed doors. Its date is still unknown.
10 July it became known that trump Jr. held in June 2016, meet with a lawyer from Russia Natalia Veselnitskaya, expecting to receive from it the compromising evidence on the candidate in US presidents from Democratic party Hillary Clinton.
According to the newspaper The New York Times, talks with his lawyer was also attended by head of the presidential campaigns by Paul Manafort trump and Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of the incumbent President.
The paper argues that Veselnitskaya has a “connection with the Kremlin.” Trump Jr. told the NYT that the meeting, which was held in the Trump Tower skyscraper in new York, the lawyer was unable to confirm she had the presence of dirt on Clinton.
Russia has repeatedly accused of meddling in the US presidential election. American journalists and officials claimed that “Russian hackers” allegedly kidnapped the correspondence of the Democrats and published in the Internet and tried to get into the electronic vote counting system. Moscow denies all the accusations, including at the highest level.