Though some may see her answers as self-serving, Veselnitskaya's written answers reinforced what has always been understood about the Trump Tower meeting: that Donald Trump Jr. accepted it on the promise of incriminating information about Clinton that he had been told was coming from the Russian government.
The emails raise new questions for congressional investigators looking into the details of what was discussed at the Trump Tower meeting. Obviously, the privilege would not apply if Trump Jr. had a conversation with his father or with his father and other non-attorney parties.
The Trump Tower meeting is also being investigated by Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller.
The initial statement in July 2017 gave a misleading impression of the meeting, which later turned out was billed to Trump Jr.as a way to get dirt on the Clintons. Initially, of course, the Trump White House and Trump Jr. claimed that the meeting was about the sanctions imposed by the so-called Magnisky Act and the issue of the adoption of Russian babies by American citizens, which was in limbo in wake of the sanctions imposed after Russia's annexation of the Crimean region of Ukraine.
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During voluntary closed-door testimony before the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, Donald Trump Jr. cited "attorney-client privilege" to avoid answering questions about a critical discussion he had with his father this past summer following explosive New York Times reporting about the Trump campaign's efforts to collude with Russian Federation.
Attorney-client privilege is "a legal privilege that works to keep communications between an attorney and his or her client secret", according to Cornell Law School. Those emails made it clear that goal of the meeting was based on the claim that the Kremlin-linked lawyer could deliver damaging information about Hillary Clinton, a prospect that elicited a response from Trump Jr. that said: "Sounds great!"
After the meeting, Goldstone pitched White House director of social media Dan Scavino on creating an account for then-candidate Trump on the Russian social networking site VK, CNN reported.
Donald Trump, Jr. greets his father at a town hall debate at Washington University on October 9, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri.
Fox News reported earlier in November that in the hours before the Trump Tower meeting, Simpson and Veselnitskaya attended court proceedings being held in Manhattan.
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None of the emails were sent directly to Donald Trump Jr, but instead to Russians and Trump advisers. "He acknowledged discussing that meeting with his father".
He said: 'You know, as we were walking out, [Goldstone] said 'Listen, I'm sorry for that.
In that interview, Trump Jr. cast the 2016 meeting as simply an opportunity to learn about Clinton's "fitness, character or qualifications", insisting to investigators that he did not collude with Russian Federation to hurt Clinton's campaign.
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