Lawyer Veselnitskaya: trump Jr. did not rule out the possibility of revising the “Magnitsky act”


NEW YORK, November 6. /TASS/. Donald trump Jr. during a meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya in June last year, did not rule out the possibility that his father is Donald trump, if elected President could reconsider the issue of the so-called Magnitsky act sanctions against the Russians. This was reported in an interview with news Agency Bloomberg Veselnitskaya itself, reveal some of the details of the conversation, in which, in addition to trump, Jr., participated-in-law of the future owner of the White house Jared Kushner and directed at the time of the electoral campaign of the Republican by Paul Manafort.

“In the future, if we come to power, we will be able to come back to this question and to think about what to do next – he cited the lawyer’s words trump Jr., had in mind the adopted in 2012 “act on the rule of law and accountability name of Sergei Magnitsky” (short name – “Magnitsky act”) imposing sanctions against several Russian officials – I understand that our side might have made mistakes, but it will take a long time to see it.”

Veselnitskaya also informed that trump Jr. during the conversation touched on the topic of financial documents that substantiate illegal income to campaign funds, Hillary Clinton.

According to the lawyer, she is ready to discuss issues concerning her 20-minute meeting with the staff of the electoral headquarters of the trump, with members of the Senate judiciary Committee, investigating accusations of ties environment trump with Russia, however, provided that her testimony would be public. As noted by Bloomberg, while the Committee had not given consent.

In addition, according to Veselnitskaya, it is ready, if requested, to testify spectacular Robert Muller, investigating allegations of alleged Russian interference in the election campaign in the United States.

Earlier trump Jr. admitted that he had agreed to this meeting, as it was hoped to obtain information incriminating information about Clinton, who was at that time a presidential candidate from the US Democratic party and the main rival of his father. Political opponents of the current occupant of the White house insist that this meeting is a confirmation of the links between campaign headquarters, trump and Moscow. Veselnitskaya previously denied the version that could work on the Russian authorities, and noted that she didn’t have any dirt on Clinton. In turn, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov told reporters that the lawyer Veselnitskaya the Kremlin are not familiar with.

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