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Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian lawyer

Post by sanfordandson » Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:25 am

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U.S. President Donald Trump dictated a statement, later shown to be misleading, in which his son Donald Trump Jr. said a meeting he had with a Russian lawyer in June 2016 was not related to his father's presidential campaign, the Washington Post reported on Monday.

Trump Jr. released emails earlier in July that showed he eagerly agreed last year to meet a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have damaging information about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as part of Moscow's official support for his father. The New York Times was first to report the meeting.

The Washington Post said Trump advisers discussed the new disclosure and agreed that Trump Jr. should issue a truthful account of the episode so that it "couldn’t be repudiated later if the full details emerged."

The president, who was flying home from Germany on July 8, changed the plan and "personally dictated a statement in which Trump Jr. said he and the Russian lawyer had 'primarily discussed a program about the adoption of Russian children,'" the Post said, citing unnamed people with knowledge of the deliberations.

It said the statement, issued to the New York Times as it prepared to publish the story, emphasized that the subject of the meeting was “not a campaign issue at the time.”

An attorney for Trump, Jay Sekulow, issued a statement in response to the Post report: “Apart from being of no consequence, the characterizations are misinformed, inaccurate, and not pertinent.”

The White House did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment on the Post story, nor did Trump Jr.'s attorney, Alan Futerfas.
No surprise...we all know he's a habitual liar...aka typical politician!

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Re: Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian lawyer

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sanfordandson wrote:https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-dictat ... 06092.html
U.S. President Donald Trump dictated a statement, later shown to be misleading, in which his son Donald Trump Jr. said a meeting he had with a Russian lawyer in June 2016 was not related to his father's presidential campaign, the Washington Post reported on Monday.

Trump Jr. released emails earlier in July that showed he eagerly agreed last year to meet a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have damaging information about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as part of Moscow's official support for his father. The New York Times was first to report the meeting.

The Washington Post said Trump advisers discussed the new disclosure and agreed that Trump Jr. should issue a truthful account of the episode so that it "couldn’t be repudiated later if the full details emerged."

The president, who was flying home from Germany on July 8, changed the plan and "personally dictated a statement in which Trump Jr. said he and the Russian lawyer had 'primarily discussed a program about the adoption of Russian children,'" the Post said, citing unnamed people with knowledge of the deliberations.

It said the statement, issued to the New York Times as it prepared to publish the story, emphasized that the subject of the meeting was “not a campaign issue at the time.”

An attorney for Trump, Jay Sekulow, issued a statement in response to the Post report: “Apart from being of no consequence, the characterizations are misinformed, inaccurate, and not pertinent.”

The White House did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment on the Post story, nor did Trump Jr.'s attorney, Alan Futerfas.
No surprise...we all know he's a habitual liar...aka typical politician!
Who the hell cares if Trump Jr or Trump Sr. met with Russians? Look how often Obama and Clinton met with the Russians. Meeting with Russians is not illegal and the silly issue should be dropped so that the Clintstone Foundation can be investigated.

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Re: Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian lawyer

Post by Firedome8 » Tue Aug 01, 2017 8:52 am

I guess all the lies are ok! The gop impeached Clinton for lieing . Something no other person did in the white house....they were worrying about Clinton's [Blank Post] while Ben Laden was plotting to destroy us...that is the republican party ,,and if u think your Orange idol is a conservative republican take another look. The Clinton investigation impeachment did not start out looking for moral crimes.


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Re: Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian lawyer

Post by 1989TransAm » Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:46 pm

WaPo is one of the leaders in fake news. They have no credibility with me. Same with CNN and the NYT.

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Re: Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian lawyer

Post by sanfordandson » Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:49 pm

1989TransAm wrote:WaPo is one of the leaders in fake news. They have no credibility with me. Same with CNN and the NYT.
Yet you quoted a story by NYT just last week.... :lol: :lol:

You just cant make this shit up!! =D> :^o

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Re: Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian lawyer

Post by 1989TransAm » Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:50 pm

sanfordandson wrote:
1989TransAm wrote:WaPo is one of the leaders in fake news. They have no credibility with me. Same with CNN and the NYT.
Yet you quoted a story by NYT just last week.... :lol: :lol:

You just cant make this shit up!! =D> :^o
Of course the reason I posted the story went right by you. #-o

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Re: Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian lawyer

Post by sanfordandson » Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:53 pm

David Redszus wrote:[Who the hell cares if Trump Jr or Trump Sr. met with Russians?
Americans care.

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Re: Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian lawyer

Post by David Redszus » Tue Aug 01, 2017 1:49 pm

sanfordandson wrote:
David Redszus wrote:[Who the hell cares if Trump Jr or Trump Sr. met with Russians?
Americans care.
Bullshiit!!

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Re: Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian lawyer

Post by David Redszus » Tue Aug 01, 2017 1:57 pm

Firedome8 wrote:I guess all the lies are ok! The gop impeached Clinton for lieing . Something no other person did in the white house....they were worrying about Clinton's [Blank Post] while Ben Laden was plotting to destroy us...that is the republican party ,,and if u think your Orange idol is a conservative republican take another look. The Clinton investigation impeachment did not start out looking for moral crimes.
Please get your facts straight.
Clinton lied under oath which is a lot different than spinning the media.
Bin Laden was our ally and friend who we enlisted to help fight against the Russians in Afghanistan.
The Clinton investigation was the result of a dozen women who complained about two finger Bill including charges of rape which Hillary defended.

In any case, speaking to the Russians or even traveling to Moscow is not a crime and does not warrant an "investigation" of any kind. It is simply an attempt by Hillary's minions to shift blame for her incredible election loss.

If you want to take the moral high road regarding "lies", you Democraps have a whole big pile of shhit to shovel.
Clean up your own act.

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Re: Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian lawyer

Post by Firedome8 » Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:22 pm

David Redszus wrote:
Firedome8 wrote:I guess all the lies are ok! The gop impeached Clinton for lieing . Something no other person did in the white house....they were worrying about Clinton's [Blank Post] while Ben Laden was plotting to destroy us...that is the republican party ,,and if u think your Orange idol is a conservative republican take another look. The Clinton investigation impeachment did not start out looking for moral crimes.
Please get your facts straight.
Clinton lied under oath which is a lot different than spinning the media.
Bin Laden was our ally and friend who we enlisted to help fight against the Russians in Afghanistan.
The Clinton investigation was the result of a dozen women who complained about two finger Bill including charges of rape which Hillary defended.

In any case, speaking to the Russians or even traveling to Moscow is not a crime and does not warrant an "investigation" of any kind. It is simply an attempt by Hillary's minions to shift blame for her incredible election loss.

If you want to take the moral high road regarding "lies", you Democraps have a whole big pile of shhit to shovel.
Clean up your own act.
Fact is all the republicans cared about was Clinton's dick and bin Laden was not our buddy,,our enemies were plotting our destruction while the gop concentrated on sexual misconduct. Then Iraq and all the lies associated with that treasonous fiasco. And your Orange idol is no f better.

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Re: Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian lawyer

Post by 1989TransAm » Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:48 pm

Firedome8 wrote:
David Redszus wrote:
Firedome8 wrote:I guess all the lies are ok! The gop impeached Clinton for lieing . Something no other person did in the white house....they were worrying about Clinton's [Blank Post] while Ben Laden was plotting to destroy us...that is the republican party ,,and if u think your Orange idol is a conservative republican take another look. The Clinton investigation impeachment did not start out looking for moral crimes.
Please get your facts straight.
Clinton lied under oath which is a lot different than spinning the media.
Bin Laden was our ally and friend who we enlisted to help fight against the Russians in Afghanistan.
The Clinton investigation was the result of a dozen women who complained about two finger Bill including charges of rape which Hillary defended.

In any case, speaking to the Russians or even traveling to Moscow is not a crime and does not warrant an "investigation" of any kind. It is simply an attempt by Hillary's minions to shift blame for her incredible election loss.

If you want to take the moral high road regarding "lies", you Democraps have a whole big pile of shhit to shovel.
Clean up your own act.
Fact is all the republicans cared about was Clinton's dick and bin Laden was not our buddy,,our enemies were plotting our destruction while the gop concentrated on sexual misconduct. Then Iraq and all the lies associated with that treasonous fiasco. And your Orange idol is no f better.
Who helped North Korea to be where they are today? Bill Clinton. Who helped Iran to be where it is today? Barrack Hussien Obama. You want to talk about helping our enemies.

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Re: Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian lawyer

Post by mk e » Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:05 pm

sanfordandson wrote:
David Redszus wrote:[Who the hell cares if Trump Jr or Trump Sr. met with Russians?
Americans care.
Yes they do....and today we have 2 stories about Rump personslly generating "fake news" to help himself....what a Turd
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Re: Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian lawyer

Post by 1989TransAm » Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:42 pm

mk e wrote:
sanfordandson wrote:
David Redszus wrote:[Who the hell cares if Trump Jr or Trump Sr. met with Russians?
Americans care.
Yes they do....and today we have 2 stories about Rump personslly generating "fake news" to help himself....what a Turd
All from the fake lamestream media who has been caught many times posting fake news. Anonymous sources once again. So they can just make it up or change the story to their liking.

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