I think the president is under the belief that if he said something is legal, then it must be legal.
The Trump Tower meeting was arranged by British music promoter, Rob Goldstone, who told Donald Jr that he had "information that would incriminate Hillary and her dealings with Russian Federation and would be very useful to your father".
"I had bad information at that time and made a mistake in my statement", Sekulow said. He also released the email exchange that brought about the meeting. The Russian attorney at that meeting, Natalia Veselnitskaya, has close ties to the Kremlin. Just days after the Trump Tower meeting, WikiLeaks announces that it has that information, and has those emails on Hillary Clinton.
"So one thing that's illegal is for the foreign entity to make the contribution".
Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied allegations by USA intelligence agencies that his government meddled and Trump denies collusion, describing the Mueller investigation as a political witch hunt that should be shut down.
At minimum, the meeting raises counterintelligence concerns for investigators trying to determine foreign efforts to penetrate an American political campaign or sway public policy.
"It depends on motives and knowledge at the time of the meeting". We can talk about all these questions of campaign finance law and possible defrauding of the United States. Trump's tweet reveals that he lied past year when he personally dictated a statement, released by his son, Donald Trump Jr., which claimed the meeting was mostly about USA adoption of Russian children. The statement does not mention that he was promised damaging information about Clinton.
The self-contradictory and legally questionable nature of Trump's claims prompted his own advisers to beg him to stop tweeting about the incident. "If this goes all the way up to this Supreme Court. this Supreme Court seems to make its decisions based on what Donald Trump and the Republican Party want, as opposed to precedents or the Constitution". Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News.
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Reforming Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards is a huge tax cut for American auto buyers, up to a $7,200 per vehicle. And when they fail they are prohibitively expensive to fix and often require someone akin to a rocket scientist to troubleshoot.
He initially denied he met with any Russians on behalf of the campaign and now he admits the meeting was to get damaging information about Clinton.
In December, Donald Junior told House Intelligence Committee members that he had been in touch with Hope Hicks, who was on Air Force One with the president at the time, and she advised him on the statement. File Photo by REUTERS/Carlos Barria.
On Sunday, Trump tweeted, "Fake News reporting, a complete fabrication, that I am concerned about the meeting my wonderful son, Donald, had in Trump Tower".
The Postreported a few weeks later that Trump Jr.'s initial misleading statement had been "dictated" by Trump.
Lawyers described the statement as "short but accurate", according to The Post. Dowd subsequently resigned from the Trump team.
From there, the case would end up bouncing around the courts, Sekulow said.
In a tweet early Sunday morning, Trump said the meeting was arranged "to get information on an opponent", and is "totally legal".
"The Fake News hates me saying that they are the Enemy of the People only because they know it's TRUE", Trump tweeted from his Bedminster golf resort in New Jersey.
But we have to try to have a good performance. "I am looking forward to playing at Wembley because it is my first time". I don't think he will be hard work if he stays - we are very happy with his professionalism and his attitude.
Iran says the sanctions are endangering lives by blocking the sale of new planes and spare parts for its ageing fleets. China has rejected US requests to cut Iranian oil imports, damaging Washington's efforts to isolate Tehran .
Manchester City's pursuit of Jorginho faltered because Chelsea had a more pressing need for the Italy midfielder. Chelsea winger Eden Hazard has also been linked with Real, but did attend training with the Blues on Monday.
Police said Sunday they had determined that the 17 passengers and three crew members on board the plane all died. Initial investigation showed the plane did not lose any parts or break up before it crashed in the Swiss Alps.
The two fires, which have threatened more than 9,000 structures, have not merged, but officials are counting them as one. The fire is entering its third week, with 163,000 acres burned and more than 1,000 homes lost.
President Putin is also a fan of the kind of martial arts that Seagal often practiced in his Hollywood action movies. He's a close friend and staunch supporter of Putin, whom he has hailed as a "great world leader".
Despite many company executives complaining that they can not find workers to fill open positions, wage growth remains sluggish . Faucher writes that as that happens, job growth will slow down because businesses will find it more hard to recruit new hires.
There was no immediate Syrian government response to the border clashes reported by Jordan and Syria on Thursday. Israel has been blamed for previous attacks on a suspected Iranian military base in the el-Kisweh area.
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The report says the death of the 10-year veteran highlights the need for better risk assessment, communication and supervision. Mr Veverka, 34, said: "Right now, it's pretty much guaranteed we'll go from fire to fire to fire, until everything is out".
Iran: China "pivotal" to salvaging its nuclear deal
In some cities like Shiraz riot police forces used tear gas to push back protesters, according to Radio Zamaneh. He noted that Washington is ready to move to Tehran, but it "requires huge changes in the Iranian regime".
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That means the annual deficit would likely surpass last year's $552 billion total trade gap and hit the highest level since 2008. The deficit climbed $3 billion to $46.3 billion in June from $43.2 billion in May, the Commerce Department reported Friday .
Meeting in Trump Tower Was to Get Information on Clinton
This was a meeting to get information on an opponent, totally legal and done all the time in politics - and it went nowhere . At that point, he said, Trump's attorneys would raise what Trump has alleged are Mueller's "conflicts of interest".
Galaxy Note 9 is shown on the official image
Similar to the past Galaxy Note series handsets, the new model is likely to come in both Exynos and Snapdragon SoC options. The listing also highlights that there is, which is likely to have the newest version of Samsung Experience on top.
Google 'working on censored search engine' for China
Most are based at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, though others are reportedly spread out across the United States. Google programmers and engineers have reportedly made an Android app that's already been shown to the Chinese government.