The White house confirmed that the meeting of the son of Donald trump and the Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya was the discussion of the ban on adoptions of children from Russia and “the law Magnitsky”. This was at a meeting with journalists the official representative of the American administration Sean Spicer, said in a statement the White house.
Spicer said that would not like to delve into the details of this situation. At the same time, he stressed that “quite often, people who receive information in the midst of the election campaign, find out what that information”. Thus he commented on reports that Veselnitskaya contacted trump Jr. with the purpose of transferring dirt on Hillary Clinton.
“That’s exactly what he did. The President explained it in his Twitter. And, as far as we know, there is nothing that would make anyone believe that at this meeting they discussed anything other than adoption of the “Magnitsky act,” said Spicer.
Meet Donald trump Jr. with a Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya took place during the presidential campaign of 2016 in the United States. First reported by the newspaper The New York Times on 9 July. 11 Jul trump Jr. published his correspondence with the mediator in arranging a meeting with a lawyer. He said that the reason for the meeting was the offer of the Russian businessman and singer Emin Agalarov, who promised to provide information related to Hillary Clinton. In the correspondence contained a reference to the fact that the information came from “the public Prosecutor of Russia”.
In an interview with Fox News, trump, Jr. said that has not learned anything useful meeting and called it a “waste of time”. According to him, mainly the participants talked about the ban in Russia, adoption of children by parents from the United States, which was adopted in response to the “Magnitsky act”.
She Veselnitskaya explained that at the meeting I told my son the tramp on the financing of the head of Hermitage Capital William Browder of staff of Hillary Clinton (the death of the lawyer of Fund of Sergey Magnitsky became the reason for the adoption was named in his honor of the law on sanctions in the United States). In relation to this matter she was their own investigation, the results of which were submitted to the Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika. She also confirmed that the meeting was attended by the head of staff of trump by Paul Manafort and his son-in-law Jared Kushner, noting that active participation in the conversation, they did not accept.
As later reported by CNN, check the information about the meeting, trump’s son took spectacular in the case of intervention of Russia in election Robert Mueller.