Trump Campaign Paid $50000 To Law Firm Representing Trump Jr

Vincent Carr
July 17, 2017

President Donald Trump plans to put a veteran Washington lawyer, Ty Cobb, in charge of overseeing the White House's legal and media response to investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign, a White House official said.

Jay Sekulow, one of Trump's personal attorneys, appeared on multiple Sunday talk shows to say the meeting didn't violate the law and that the president wasn't aware of the meeting and didn't participate.

"Having said that again, none of that is violation of the law, that's more process".

On ABC's This Week, Sekulow said: "I wonder why the Secret Service, if this was nefarious, why the Secret Service allowed these people in".

Sekulow defended Trump and his son in a series of appearances Sunday on five television networks.

"Obviously, I'm the first person on a campaign to ever take a meeting to hear info about an opponent", the president's son said sardonically in a tweet. He was told by the friend setting up the meeting - someone with close connections to Russian President Vladimir Putin - that it would be with a "Russian government lawyer" on behalf of "Russia and its government's support" for candidate Trump, with information to "incriminate Hillary".

Mr Goldstone suggested in an email that "people had information concerning alleged wrongdoing by Democratic Party front runner Hillary Clinton in her dealings with Russia", Mr Futerfas said.

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The explosive revelations led to a row over whether the meeting was illegal, as political campaigns are banned from accepting donations or other contributions of value from foreign nationals.

President Trump's re-election campaign has more than doubled its legal spending over the last several months as the Russian Federation investigations ramp up, according to new FEC filings.

The allegations have cast a cloud over Mr Trump administration since he took office.

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee called for more investigation into the digital activities of Donald Trump's campaign, over concerns about Russian-directed misinformation efforts to influence the presidential election.

For almost a full week now, all anyone in the media can talk about is the fact that Donald Trump Jr. took a meeting with a Russian attorney.

"We literally walked in" without any security check, he told the outlet.

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