Reality check: Did Donald Trump Jr. commit treason?

Robertson, 87, is a former Southern Baptist minister who founded the network and ran for the Republican presidential nomination in 1988.

He currently is the chancellor and CEO of Regent University.

The first question, to my mind, is no longer open to credible dispute.

"In retrospect, I probably would have done things a little differently", Trump said.

Instead, Trump Jr. appeared on Sean Hannity's Fox News program on Tuesday night.

The existence of the emails contradict the Trump administration's narrative on Russia, primarily that Moscow was not trying to aid Donald Trump's candidacy last year, despite the conclusion of the US intelligence community.

Trump signed a multi-million dollar deal with the Aglarovs to bring Miss Universe to Moscow in 2013.

What happened at the meeting could ultimately be irrelevant. The Russian attorney, whom Goldstone accompanied, was Natalia Veselnitskaya. He was told the Russian government had information that could "incriminate" Clinton and her dealings with Russia.

But that seems to be the strategy that Donald Trump Jr. and his father, the president, are adopting in the wake of junior's admission that he eagerly accepted a meeting with a Russian attorney last year, after he was promised that she would provide him with information gathered by the Kremlin to help his father win the US presidential election last fall. "We were wrong", says Colbert who also interviewed Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" the same night.

That is collusion - concerted activity toward a common purpose.

The two leaders were asked about their respective nations' relations with Russia.

'The president had an incredibly robust schedule overseas in both Poland and Germany and he's preparing to leave this afternoon, ' she added.

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill were gobsmacked by the revelation. Sen.

During the Cold War, for instance, when Americans gave secrets to the Soviet Union, the charge used to prosecute accused spies, including Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, was espionage.

As a matter of law, mere collusion is not a crime. He confirmed it himself, tweeting out the email chain.

The fiery take was a departure for the traditionally right-leaning Post, which has emerged as one of the president's most reliable defenders in print media. Campaign finance law prohibits political entities from receiving things of value - money or opposition research - from foreign entities.

'This is the greatest Witch Hunt in political history. We will have to see what the investigation yields.

There is a second protection as well for those accused of treason. The framers included impeachment in the Constitution in order to address violations not just of law but also of the public trust - transgressions in the nature of abuse of power or that otherwise demonstrate unfitness for office.

It's not clear what the president has been doing with his time each day, aside from his tweeting and the Christian Broadcasting Network interview.

At the top of Wednesday's off-camera press briefing, Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the president's been involved in meetings - with his economic advisers, homeland security advisers, national security team, legislative affairs staffers and his Faith Advisory Board. Trump's relationship with Putin's regime should not be examined in a vacuum.

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