Trump Jr meeting: Russia lobbyist confirms attendance – BBC News

Trump Jr meeting: Russia lobbyist confirms attendance - BBC News

Trump Jr meeting: Russia lobbyist confirms attendance – BBC News

A former Soviet counter-intelligence official attended a meeting last year with senior aides to President Donald Trump and his son, it has emerged.Rinat Akhmetshin, now a lobbyist, told AP news agency he was present at the encounter in Trump Tower.Donald Trump Jr was promised damaging material on Hillary Clinton at the meeting, his emails show.Mr Trump Jr has only previously acknowledged that a Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, was present.The president’s eldest son has played down the 9 June 2016 meeting since it was reported this week.But the Senate Judiciary Committee has asked 39-year-old Mr Trump Jr to publicly testify.

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