The Notes Manafort Took At Trump Tower Meeting May Have Just Given Support To White House Claims

The infamous Trump Tower meeting just got a little less infamous due to some notes by Paul Manafort. As you remember, all the allegations were that this was some sort of Russian collusion story and how to control the election. It was one of the many non-smoking guns that the media has touted. The Trump camp had said it was about child adoptions in Russia. There was also the involvement of Christopher Steele interviewing the Russians after the meeting. look at the story he concocted. Hey! This is proof! It was about adoptions.

As Written and Reported By Chuck Ross for the Daily Caller:

Notes taken by former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort during the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting refer to “Russian adoptions by American families,” according to a transcript of a Senate Judiciary Committee interview released this week.

The notes provide the first contemporaneous evidence that shows that Russia’s adoption policy was discussed during that June 9, 2016 meeting, which members of the Trump campaign attended along with a Russian government lawyer and Russian-American lobbyist.

The notes, portions of which were revealed to Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson during his Aug. 22 Senate Judiciary Committee interview, also appear to make no overt reference to anything resembling collusion.

Many of the meeting attendees — including Donald Trump Jr. and Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya — have previously claimed that adoption policy was discussed in the meeting, but no evidence had been made public

Business Insider first flagged a portion of the transcript which shows Simpson reviewing Manafort’s notes, which he reportedly took on an iPhone.

Simpson, whose firm commissioned the infamous Trump dossier, was showed the notes because at the time of the Trump Tower meeting, he was working with Veselnitskaya and Rinat Akhmetshin, a……


2Manafort’s Trump Tower Notes Revealed | The Daily Caller

Leave a Comment

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.