Sanders: Trump Jr. citing lawyer-client privilege legitimate
Dec 08, 2017, 01:39
According to Business Insider, Democratic members of the House Intelligence Committee viewed their closed-door interview with Donald Trump Jr.to be largely unhelpful to their ongoing investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 USA election.
Representative Adam Schiff, the committee's top Democrat, said that Trump Jr. told the committee he couldn't speak about the conversations with his father because of "attorney-client privilege".
Schiff told reporters that he wants Trump Jr.to answer questions about his conversations with his father and their public response to the meeting.
Donald Trump Jr. had agreed to the meeting after receiving an email stating that a Russian government lawyer would provide incriminating facts about Mrs. Clinton as "part of Russia and its government's support for Mr. Trump".
But according to CNN, the Veselnitskaya meeting, and how the White House tried to explain it away as a discussion about U.S. adoption of Russian orphans, was one focus of the questioning.
President Trump personally dictated a statement that was issued after revelations that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 election.
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.
This case for the special prosecutor's becoming a little bit more of a slam dunk with every new piece of information that emerges, because if they're able to confirm what this lawyer told the Senate Judiciary Committee, then there is no way in hell Donald Trump Jr. could possibly get away.
"We will be following up with his counsel", Schiff concluded.
"If it's what you say I love it especially later in the summer", Trump Jr. wrote to the intermediary, in reference to obtaining the compromising information about Clinton.
This is silly. "Attorney-client privilege" shields conversations between attorneys and clients. "They stuck to their position that they were not going to share any conversations that Donald Trump Jr. had with his father about the June 9th meeting", Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., told CNN Wednesday night.
In another email, according to the report, Goldstone sent Agalarov and Kaveladze a CNN story about Russian hacking of emails from the Democratic National Committee. "In this instance, both Trump and Trump Jr. are subjects of the same investigation and any legal advice they received on these topics would potentially implicate the other person".
However, Rep. Mike Conaway, the Texas Republican leading the committee's Russian Federation investigation, did not express the same concerns as Schiff about Trump Jr.'s response.
The conversation between Trump Jr. and his father took place in July of this year, around six months after Trump's inauguration, and soon after a July 8 report in The New York Times revealed that Trump Jr. met with a Kremlin-linked lawyer at Trump Tower during the presidential primaries in June 2016.
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