Senate Serves a Huge Nothingburger With Trump Tower Transcripts

Trump Jr admitted to Congress he sought to obtain compromising material on then Democratic Party front-runner Hillary Clinton

Trump Jr admitted to Congress he sought to obtain compromising material on then Democratic Party front-runner Hillary Clinton

Nonetheless, Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee said in a report Wednesday that their preliminary investigation turned up "a number of documents" suggesting Russian Federation used connections to the NRA "as a means of accessing and assisting Mr. Trump and his campaign".

The Senate Intelligence Committee, of Republican Majority, argues that Russian Federation interfered in presidential elections of 2016 in order to favor victory of Donald Trump, a sis that was aligns with that of intelligence services of United States but That clashes with what was raised only two months ago by Republicans mselves of or chamber of Congress, that of Representatives.

Mr Goldstone told the Senate committee that on the day of the pageant, around 4pm, a call came in to Mr Aras Agalarov from Mr Dmitry Peskov, Mr Putin's top spokesman.

"The House Intelligence Committee majority's assertion that Russian Federation did not aim to assist Trump or that the Intelligence Community fell short in applying rigorous analytical tradecraft now stands in lonely isolation - rejected by the Intelligence Community, by the findings of the Mueller investigation and by Intelligence Committee members in both chambers who have objectively reviewed the facts", he said.

The report focuses on Alexander Torshin, a Putin ally and deputy governor of the Central Bank of Russian Federation, and his assistant Maria Butina.

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The EU's energy commissioner is also traveling this week to Iran to discuss strengthening European energy support to Iran. All parties to the deal are due to meet in Vienna for talks at the level of political directors, Mogherini announced.

Russia, with the knowledge and at the direction of President Vladimir Putin, intervened in the 2016 presidential election in favor of President Trump, the Senate Intelligence Committee has concluded, announcing Wednesday that it agreed with the 2017 assessment by the intelligence community. The report says the matter "needs examination".

Special counsel Robert Mueller took a keen interest in this meeting as part of his probe into allegations of collusion between Trump campaign officials and Russian Federation.

"The committee's staff interviews reveal that top Trump campaign officials were frustrated and angry that the meeting did not produce enough damaging information on their opponent", the 10 Judiciary Committee Democrats, led by California Sen. The meeting, and the administration's initial response to reports of it, have been a focus of the probe. And or people who participated in June 2016, five months after presidential elections, in a Meeting with a Russian lawyer in NY. The emails also show he accepted the meeting despite it being described as part of a Russian government effort to aid his father's campaign. Officials asked if Goldstone tricked him into the meeting under "false pretenses", Trump, Jr., said, "I imagine there was an element of showmanship involved, yes".

"I never spoke to my father about it", Trump Jr. said, noting, "I chose not to because I didn't want to bring him into something that he had nothing to do with".

"I don't know what would be deemed 'damaging, ' but I didn't hear anything that I would deem to be damaging", Goldstone said.

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Trump Jr. responded in less than 20 minutes saying that he wanted to check out the information first, but "if it's what you say I love it especially later in summer".

Rob Goldstone, who arranged the meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, Russian-American lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin, Georgian-American businessman Ike Kaveladze and a translator testified before the panel.

In a series of increasingly panicked messages to Emin Agalarov, which were released alongside the testimony, Goldstone said his career was imploding.

"As I said in my statement, it was a colloquial term used to say, hey, great thank you", Trump Jr. said.

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But, she is also confident that the BJP will secure a majority so the question will not arise for the Congress party. The last Assembly election in the southern state in 2013 had witnessed 71.4 per cent polling, the poll panel said.

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