President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr, tweeted an email chain on Tuesday that shows he had been in contact with a Russian lawyer on the understanding that she had damning information on Hillary Clinton. He, his brother-in-law Jared Kushner (who was named Senior Advisor to the President) and Trump’s campaign manager at the time, Paul Manafort, all attended a meeting with Natalia Veselnitskaya in June last year.
Here are the emails:
Here's my statement and the full email chain pic.twitter.com/x050r5n5LQ— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) July 11, 2017
It's not clear whether he has broken any laws, (experts weighed in here) but at the very least it's clear he lied about what happened.