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. "I did not know about it!"
Until now Mr Trump had claimed that Donald Jr met Natalia Veselnitskaya and other Kremlin lobbyists at Trump Tower in June 2016 to discuss adoptions.
It is not the first timethe president acknowledged the existence of the meeting using this line of defense, but it is the president's most blunt admission that the goal was to obtain damaging information against his then opponent, Hillary Clinton, in the presidential election.
Trump admits the Trump Tower meeting was to get dirt on Clinton.
Any legal battle over whether the president can be compelled to testify could go all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, the lawyer, Jay Sekulow, said on ABC's "This Week" show.
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. The meeting - set up by an intermediary Rob Goldstone, a music publicist - was also attended by Trump's then-campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who now serves as a White House senior adviser.
The Trump Tower meeting is problematic because it's illegal for candidates and their campaigns to accept or solicit anything of value from a foreign national.
Trump's admission through Twitter on Sunday about the goal behind the 2016 Trump Tower meeting was the latest step in the long-evolving story from Trump, Trump Jr. and the President's legal team.
Trump then particularly went after recent reporting about Robert Mueller's probe into possible links between his campaign and Russian officials, particularly stories on how he may be concerned about his eldest son's legal exposure. She referred to the president as a "lawyer's client from hell", adding that he is someone who is incapable of telling the truth and doesn't have enough self-control to prevent himself from saying potentially incriminating things.
"The Fake News hates me saying that they are the Enemy of the People only because they know it's TRUE", Trump tweeted Sunday.
But here's the thing: This is a tweet about how the Trump Tower meeting was totally fine - nothing illegal to see here.
Last night various USA outlets, including the Washington Post, CNN and AP, reported that Trump was anxious his son could be in legal trouble over the meeting.
"Well the president, as we know, is not an attorney", Christie said Sunday. "They can also cause War!" Giuliani said that "obstruction by tweet is not something that I think works real well". "They are very unsafe & sick!"
In another, he expressed frustration with both the media and Mueller's probe. But on Sunday, he essentially admitted, finally, that his son had indeed taken a meeting with a Kremlin-linked official in the hopes of colluding with the Russian government.
China responded with a 178.6 percent tariff on the roughly $1 billion in sorghum that the US imports to China each year. China said at the time blackmail would not work and that it would hit back. "They are really hurting their economy".
Police said Sunday they have now determined that all 20 people on board the plane, including its three crew members, died. Collision with another aircraft and hitting an obstacle have been ruled out as a potential cause.
How did the program work? MacLeod later admitted that the cancellation of the pilot was a broken campaign promise . The new Progressive Conservative government announced Tuesday the increase would be reduced to 1.5 per cent.
Iran says the sanctions are endangering lives by blocking the sale of new planes and spare parts for its ageing fleets. Also last month, China , which is Iran's biggest customer, said it did not accept unilateral sanctions against Iran.
The mod will work with other Z phones, and will double or triple the existing speeds, even if it isn't the full 5G experience. That's because they must have the same overall shape so the Moto Mods can click on in the back.
Lemon tweeted . "A man who puts kids in classrooms or one who puts kids in cages?" "I believe there's someone else out there". Tomorrow is going to be one of the greatest moments (if not the greatest) of my life when we open the #IPROMISE School.
Just before Trump and DeSantis took the stage Tuesday evening, Adam Putnam was meeting with the staff at Gulf Marine Repair's A.W. Patricia Green of Lakeland said that Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jeff Greene had her backing.
Giuliani sent out three tweets praising Democratic mayoral candidate McCarthy, twice calling him "Jerry". Before the weekend's surge, they credited it with declines in homicides and shootings from past year .
The singer's family reportedly delayed the topic of rehab for several days, until Demi was stable and ready to discuss the issue. Star in an unconscious state was found by her assistant and, fearing that she was dead, began to shout ("She's dead!").
The grey Audi RS6 once owned by Prince Harry of the British royal family is now for sale on AutoTrader in the UK. Since the couple tied the knot in May, the world has been waiting with bated breath for a pregnancy announcement.
Khabib vs McGregor set for October 6
Well it seems like Conor McGregor's Irish lawyer may have confirmed the date and location for his bout with Nurmagomedov. Last month he was sentenced to five days of community service in the USA after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct.
Oil: OPEC Production Climbs As Saudi Arabia Pumps More
In the previous week, total US inventories rose 3.8 million barrels, while supplies at Cushing fell 1.3 million barrels. Nonetheless, the tough talk from Washington on trade with China has put pressure on oil prices.