‘No Collusion!’ ‘NO COLLUSION!’ Well, Except Maybe For That Trump Tower Collusion

‘No Collusion!’ ‘NO COLLUSION!’ Well, Except Maybe For That Trump Tower Collusion

‘No Collusion!’ ‘NO COLLUSION!’ Well, Except Maybe For That Trump Tower Collusion

"Fake News reporting, a complete fabrication, that I am concerned about the meeting my wonderful son, Donald, had in Trump Tower", the president wrote in one of several early-morning tweets Sunday, many of which took aim at the news media.

On July 27, Trump said on Twitter that "I did NOT know of the meeting with my son, Don jr", in response to reports that his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, was ready to tell authorities that Trump had known.

It is, however, against the law for US campaigns to receive donations or items of value from foreigners, and that June 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and Natalia Veselnitskaya is now a subject of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation.

Trump campaign officials sat down in June 2016 with a Kremlin-linked lawyer who promised dirt campaign rival Hillary Clinton.

Trump's admission that his son's 2016 Russian meeting was to get information on Clinton runs counter to the narrative he has previously pushed about the meeting.

Trump and his son have both said then-candidate Trump had no advance knowledge of the meeting and that the meeting itself was not useful to the campaign.

"The question is what law, statute or rule or regulation has been violated and nobody has pointed to one", Sekulow said Sunday. In fact, as Talking Points Memo editor Josh Marshall has reported, Trump came up with the false "adoptions" story just hours after a lengthy private discussion with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Group of 20 summit in Germany.

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Sekulow ― whose career has made him an expert on school voucher and religious freedom cases, not criminal law - claimed that meeting with Russians tied to their country's government with the goal of getting assistance to win a US election was not illegal.

Why is the Trump Tower meeting controversial?

President Trump repeatedly insists there was no collusion between his campaign and the Russian government, and he will undoubtedly continue to maintain that.

Mueller would have the option to issue a subpoena compelling the president to testify if Trump chose not to be interviewed.

Giuliani cautioned that the president's legal team is still undecided and might ultimately refuse to let him meet face-to-face with Justice Department inquisitors. As an analysis by the University of Kentucky Election Law Society clearly explains, under us law, "any contribution by a foreign national to the campaign of an American candidate for any election, state or national, is illegal", and any campaign of a candidate who accepts foreign aid is committing a crime. "I had a lot of information to process".

"I had bad information at that time and made a mistake in my statement", Sekulow said on ABC's "This Week". American intelligence officials say Russian Federation is targeting the November congressional elections, which will determine whether or not Republicans keep control of both chambers of the U.S. Congress. However, he said only Mueller can determine whether the evidence rises to the level of criminal activity that is "beyond a reasonable doubt".

Also, if any Americans aided in disseminating the Russian hacked data, then they could be roped in as co-conspirators in Mueller's indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers (GRU) for hacking the DNC, DCCC, and Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign during the 2016 election and leaking through DCLeaks and Guccifer 2.0.

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