Now a House committee has interviewed witnesses to the Trump Tower meeting. This was supposed to have been between certain Russians, Trump Jr., and Jared Kushner. The supposed goal of this meeting was to get dirt, called campaign research by Democrats, on Hillary Clinton. It was also supposed to be a meeting to set up Russian collusion to deny Hillary the presidency. It will be curious to see what they get as opposed to what Special Counsel Robert Mueller reports.
As Written By Chuck Ross for the Daily Caller:
The House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday interviewed a key witness to the infamous June 2016 Trump Tower meeting.
Committee investigators spoke behind closed doors with Anatoli Samochornov, a former State Department contractor who attended the meeting as a translator for Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya.
Donald Trump Jr. accepted the June 9, 2016 meeting after an associate offered him damaging information on Hillary Clinton.
Veselnitskaya, a colorful Moscow-based lawyer, attended the meeting with Samochornov, a Russian-American lobbyist named Rinat Akhmetshin, and Ike Kaveladze, a business associate for the Agalarov family, which has done business with the Trumps and first requested the Trump Tower session.
Trump Jr. attended alongside Jared Kushner and then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The real estate executive is slated to be interviewed by the House committee next week.
The meeting is at the center of multiple investigations into Russian interference in the presidential campaign. The House panel is also looking into the conclave, though Republicans and Democrats see it as potentially significant for different reasons.
Republicans are interested in Veselnitskaya and Akhmetshin’s links to Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm behind the Trump dossier. The two Russians worked alongside Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson on a consulting project aimed at undercutting the Magnitsky Act, a sanctions law fiercely opposed by ………
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