Donald Trump defends Donald Trump Jr. Trump Tower meeting

The president defended his son in a tweet on Sunday

Donald Trump defends Donald Trump Jr. Trump Tower meeting

He concluded by further distancing himself from the meeting his son arranged, writing, "I did not know about it!"

"If there's one constant in the inconsistencies in all of it, the one thing is that the president says that he didn't know anything about the meeting ... in advance", she said. She also posited that the president's claim on Twitter that he was not aware of the Trump Tower meeting could be inessential to Mueller's probe in the light of the "false" statement from a year ago that claimed the meeting's objective was to discuss the adoption of Russian children.

He defended calling the media "The Enemy of the People", and said journalists "purposely cause great division & distrust" and can "cause War!"

Trump's eldest son confirmed the meeting in June 2016, but claimed the lawyer provided no useful information and eventually turned the subject toward policies on Russian adoption that had been curtailed in response to USA sanctions.

One of the names at the center of the Trump/Russia scandal, which continues to pop up, is the President's eldest son Donald Trump Jr.

Sekulow also said that Trump has not decided whether he would voluntarily sit for an interview with U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who was appointed to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and any possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Moscow officials.

Mr Trump responded: "Fake News reporting, a complete fabrication, that I am concerned about the meeting my wonderful son, Donald, had in Trump Tower".

Trump has denied he had any prior knowledge of the meeting and repeated that claim on Sunday.

The Trump administration has previously stated the meeting was about a fight over allowing US families to adopt children from Russian Federation.

He accused Mr Mueller of running "one of the most irregular investigations in US history". He campaigned for a Republican candidate facing a tough race Tuesday for a seat in the House of Representatives, the last special election before the nationwide November 6 voting, when the entire 435-member House is being contested and a third of the 100-member Senate. There have been no reports that information about Clinton was offered or exchanged.

"They're talking about this blue wave", Trump said referring to way Democrats are depicted on electoral maps.

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.

The Post had reported that the statement to The Times was dictated by the president, though at the time Trump's lawyers denied his involvement.

Emails eventually showed that Trump Jr. had actually anticipated receiving damaging information about Hillary Clinton from the Russians during the meeting, a fact he'd failed to disclose at first. Sekulow asked on ABC News' "This Week," implying no laws prohibit campaign aides from meeting with foreign agents.

"Donald Trump is every attorney's worst nightmare", said Rick Wilson, a Republican political consultant and prominent Trump critic. Sekulow said. "The question is, what law, statute or rule or regulation has been violated?"

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