Russian Federation meddled with goal of helping Trump, Senate Intel Committee says

Russian Federation meddled with goal of helping Trump, Senate Intel Committee says

One year earlier, Trump was invited to the 60th birthday party of a friend in Moscow at which the opportunity to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin was dangled. That's according to transcripts released Wednesday. "There is no doubt that Russian Federation undertook an unprecedented effort to interfere with out 2016 elections".

But, he added, "at the time, I thought I should listen to what Rob and his colleagues had to say".

Six months after the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between Trump campaign officials and a self-described Kremlin informant, an intermediary contacted Donald Trump's office asking for a follow-up, according to documents released Wednesday by a Senate committee.

An attendee of the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting told congressional investigators he was "concerned" about discussing negative information about Hillary Clinton.

But there are also avenues that weren't investigated by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Aras Agalarov, a billionaire real estate developer who joined Trump in staging the 2013 Miss Universe Pageant in Moscow, is on a list of Russian oligarchs close to Putin released by the White House in January.

Kaveladze said he was troubled by the "morality and ethics of the situation", more than potential legal issues.

"What concerns me is for a politician to try to decide this", Graham said.

Schiff said Trump Jr. invoked the privilege because his lawyers claimed that the discussion with his father took place in the presence of legal counsel, which Schiff and other Democrats argued is a situation not covered by the privilege.

Donald Trump Jr. says he was "candid and forthright" in answering questions by the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Russian Federation investigation.

There was tons of detail in the 2,500 pages of documents that the Senate Judiciary Committee released on Wednesday, but there are still key questions that haven't been answered. In emails sent to Trump Jr. In his Senate testimony, Donald Trump Jr. said he did not know whether his father, the president, had a role in drafting the statement.

Trump Jr. thanked the members of the committee for "their courtesy and professionalism".

Jared Kushner, who was next to Goldstone, grew agitated and said, "I really have no idea what you're talking about".

Warner alluded obliquely to the House committee's decision to break with the CIA and other spy agencies.

"At the time of the call, did you believe setting up this meeting was a good idea?"

Trump Jr. said the organization would "reach out on a few occasions sort of passing along news" and suggesting that he tweet it.

ANSWER: I don't think he did.

Pilot 'sucked halfway out' of cockpit window mid-flight
A flight attendant also sustained minor injuries , while 29 passengers were sent to the hospital upon landing. One passenger said the plane suddenly descended causing luggage and lunch boxes to drop to the floor (right).

PNB posts biggest ever quarterly loss of ₹ 13417 cr in Q4
For the full fiscal 2017-18, bank posted standalone loss of Rs 12,282.82 crore against a profit of Rs 1,324.80 crore in 2016-17. The transactions happened without any sanctioned limit or cash margin and without making any entries in the bank's CBS system.

Mercedes explains stall in Lewis Hamilton contract talks
Despite back-to-back wins at the last two races, Hamilton was struggling for performance prior to the Spanish Grand Prix . It was the first time this season Mercedes finished 1-2, and also the first it locked the front row in qualifying.

This marks the first time that Trump Jr.'s account of what unfolded has been made public.

Donald Trump Jr. acknowledged that his father may have helped draft the statement that he put out to the press after the meeting became public.

"Q. And do you know if his comments provided through Hope Hicks were incorporated into the final statement?"

Others attending the meeting were Paul Manafort, then the chairman of Trump's presidential campaign; Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner; Ike Kaveladze, a California businessman who was born in Russia; Akhmetshin; and Anatoli Samochornov, serving as a translator for Veselnitskaya, who doesn't speak fluent English. But the overall absurdity of the Trump family story here has not, to my knowledge, been fully explored.

The Committee's investigation remains incomplete, including review of this meeting.

The Senate Intelligence Committee, of Republican Majority, argues that Russian Federation interfered in presidential elections of 2016 in order to favor victory of Donald Trump, a sis that was aligns with that of intelligence services of United States but That clashes with what was raised only two months ago by Republicans mselves of or chamber of Congress, that of Representatives.

And people who attended the meeting generally agreed that it didn't include the transmission of damaging information. The investigations also explore wher re was obstruction to justice by President of United States, who fueled this suspicion when in May previous year he dismissed James Comey as director of FBI, when he was on top of this case.

The House committee said the intelligence agencies failed to use "proper analytic tradecraft" when they assessed Mr Putin's intentions. "They are concerned because it links Don Jr.to officials from Russian Federation - which he has always denied meeting". Indeed, it appears that her pitch about Russian adoptions and overturning United States sanctions went nowhere because Trump's family members and campaign staff were expecting something much more actionable about Clinton.

Transcripts released Wednesday detail an interview the president's eldest son gave to the Senate Judiciary Committee previous year.

In his appearance, Trump Jr. says he does not remember many details and minimizes ors.

Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Iowa (R) Senator Chuck Grassley said he hasn't seen any signs of collusion. "In addition, without the cooperation of Republicans and the ability to subpoena witnesses, much of the truth remains hidden". "Their efforts to hide the meeting and its true objective are consistent with a larger pattern of false statements about the Trump campaign's relationship with Russian Federation".

"I am specifically troubled by the possibility that Russian-backed shell companies or intermediaries may have circumvented laws created to prohibit foreign meddling in our elections by abusing the rules governing. tax-exempt organizations", Wyden wrote.

But nothing in the new documents appears to change the course of the Russian Federation investigations ongoing in the Senate Intelligence Committee and the special counsel's office.

That's according to transcripts of his interview with the panel past year. Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski has testified the president's primary residence utilizes a blocked number.

Don Jr.'s remarkable inability to remember hardly anything about what would seem like a pretty darn memorable development-the fact that Russian Federation was expressing interest in helping provide dirt on Hillary Clinton-has already been rightly and roundly mocked.

The meeting is under scrutiny in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Mega cost of Sam Allardyce exit revealed
May 17, 2018 - 12:14
Allardyce has been criticised by some people for the way he's managed the team and for their style of play since he took over. Sam Allardyce has blasted Everton FC management for making sweeping boardroom changes without informing him or his staff.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Trump Refers To Immigrants As 'Animals.' Again
May 17, 2018 - 11:11
And I'll also tell him that we have the third largest California National Guard base in our city. Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, are also scheduled to attend.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Aston Villa boss wants deal for veteran defender
May 16, 2018 - 03:03
Villa hold a 1-0 first leg lead thanks to Mile Jedinak's goal but Pulis revealed the mood among the Boro camp remains very upbeat.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Central Police Services hosts law enforcement memorial service
May 16, 2018 - 03:00
These occurrences, and the possibility of danger, weigh heavily on the hearts and minds of each police officer's family. "These peace officers were a vital part of Iowa's law enforcement community", said Governor Kim Reynolds, (R) Iowa.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Robinson Cano faces 80-game suspension
May 16, 2018 - 02:59
Cano's acceptance of the suspension is surely tied to his injury, which may keep him out for a big chunk of that 80-game ban. Its relevance to Major League Baseball is that the drug can be used as a masking agent for PEDs.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Apple Has Over 50 Self-Driving Cars On Public Roads Now
May 16, 2018 - 02:57
Apple has more than doubled the number of its self-driving cars, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has confirmed . Behind Apple is Alphabet's Waymo which now has 51 self-driving vehicles and Elon Musk-owned Tesla which has 39 cars.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Child Found, Mother Arrested After Tulsa Police Issue Amber Alert
May 16, 2018 - 02:52
It was unclear of where Ahmad may be headed, but authorities noted that she has lived in Tennessee and Texas in the past. A woman allegedly stabbed her daughter, burned down the house and kidnapped another daughter before police found her.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top George Soros charity damns Viktor Orban for '€100m spent on lies'
May 16, 2018 - 02:42
One law proposed by Orban would levee steep taxes against any organization that worked with refugees or promoted refugee rights. The Foundations are taking appropriate steps regarding the safety and well-being of those affected by the office relocation.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top 'Shameful' Finding in California STD Report
May 16, 2018 - 02:23
In 2017, there were 218,710 reported cases of chlamydia , the highest number since 1990, representing a 9% increase over 2016. Klausner also said sex education and programs in the community will help lessen the stigma surrounding these conditions.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Former Aston Villa star Jlloyd Samuel dies in vehicle crash
May 16, 2018 - 02:08
Samuel, who was born in San Fernando, played for Aston Villa Football Club in the United Kingdom from 1999-2007. The 37-year-old made close to 200 appearances for Villa and also represented Bolton Wanderers and Cardiff City.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Theresa May headed for Cabinet showdown over Brexit
May 16, 2018 - 02:04
One said: "Isn't it time for her to give it a Dignitas death rather than this horror show that is just going on and on". He rejected the possibility of delaying the customs deal, a proposal raised by Tory MP Nick Boles last week.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Oops; Gap apologizes for T-shirt's wrong China map
May 16, 2018 - 01:57
It also apologised for "this unintentional mistake and is now conducting internal investigations to quickly rectify this mistake". But this isn't the first time an worldwide company has found itself in hot water over China territorial issues.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top U.S. first lady Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery
May 16, 2018 - 01:48
They eventually shifted to the White House in June 2017 and the FLOTUS now is being seen working on improving her public profile. Overall, said Brahmbatt, an embolization is "a fairly low risk procedure" though the biggest risk would be to over-embolize.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Ireland Exit Under-17 European Championships In Controversial Shootout
May 16, 2018 - 01:33
The remarkable exchange saw a distraught Corcoran forced to hand his goalkeeper's shirt to defender Oisin McEntee. The penalty was forced to be retaken, which Redan did to see the Dutch advance to the semis.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Facebook Suspends 200 Apps Over Mishandled User Data
May 16, 2018 - 01:32
Facebook's response to the story has led to a promised investigation into the myPersonality quiz and associated apps. Anyone who wanted access to the data set could have found the key to download it in less than a minute.