Donald Trump 'pressed Vladimir Putin twice about election meddling'

Paul Manafort then advisor to Donald Trump's presidential campaign also attended the meeting with a Russian lawyer in June 2016

Paul Manafort then advisor to Donald Trump's presidential campaign also attended the meeting with a Russian lawyer in June 2016

JOHN YANG: In an interview to be broadcast tomorrow on CBN, President Trump said Russian President Vladimir Putin wouldn't have wanted to help him in the first place.

"He was open, transparent and innocent".

In Paris, Trump is to hold a joint news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday and will be the guest of honor on Friday at Bastille Day celebrations marking France's national holiday. ". Why would he want me?" And, as we have said, she had no information to provide and wanted to talk about adoption policy and the Magnitsky Act.

Goldstone: Perfect. I won't sit in on the meeting, but will bring them at 3pm and introduce you etc. I will send the names of the two people meeting with you for security when I have them later today. "If there's more, tell us now".

Jr. released a statement saying he would have done things differently.

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The US Justice Department and Congress are both investigating alleged Russian interference in the November election and any possible collusion with Mr Trump's campaign.

"I do not consider Director Mueller to be on a witch hunt", Mr. Wray declared in his confirmation hearing Wednesday, quoting another of the president's stale smears. That's what Putin doesn't like about me.

"I think many people would have held that meeting", he added.

Trump has continuously cast doubt on the official assessment that Russia hacked the 2016 election, claiming as recently as last week's G20 summit that "nobody really knows" who the culprit was.

"So there are many things that I do that are the exact opposite of what he would want. It doesn't make sense not to have some kind of a relationship".

"Well, he wants what's good for Russia, and I want what's good for the United States", Trump said.

It's not a crime to hear about damaging information on a political opponent, even if it's from a foreign government.

Asked if he knew that his son was meeting with the Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya in June last year, Trump said in a White House interview: "No, that I didn't know until a couple of days ago when I heard about this".

The Trump e-mails are the most concrete evidence to surface to date showing that Trump campaign officials might have been willing to accept Russian help to win the November 8 election.

Donald Trump Jr., left, is interviewed by host Sean Hannity on his Fox News Channel television program.

Axios writes that "the mechanics of the wall are unclear" and that Kushner hasn't yet agreed to the terms, meaning that this leak is almost definitely an attempt by Kasowitz and company to apply public pressure on Jared and Boss Baby.

"I said, 'Did you do it?' He said, 'No, I did not, absolutely not.' I then asked him a second time, in a totally different way. At any rate, it increases his exposure", Eisen said.

"I am sitting in the Oval Office with a pen in hand, waiting for our senators to give it to me". He says he was by Jackson's side during Jackson's 1999 tour in Australia, after which he cofounded a publicity firm that - again according to the website - "represented almost every major international artist touring Australia".

He reiterated the ceasefire in Syria is an important example of the success he's achieved with Russia so far.

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