The meeting Donald Trump Jr. had at Trump Tower with several Kremlin-connected Russians has more big reveals than a desperate reality show. Now, yet another person has been identified as being there alongside Junior, Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort.
According to The Hill:
“An eighth person present at a 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer has been identified as an American-based representative of a Russian real estate firm.”
“Ike Kaveladze is reportedly an employee of Russian pop star Emin Agalarov and his father Aras Agalarov, a Russian developer who hosted President Trump’s Miss Universe pageant in Moscow in 2013.”
Kaveladze apparently acted as a translator. Or at least that’s the explanation as it stands right now.
Here’s the tally of attendees so far:
“The eight identified attendees include Trump Jr.; Veselnitskaya and her translator, Anatoli Samochornov; Kaveladze; Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and now a senior White House adviser; then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort; Rob Goldstone, an intermediary who set up the meeting; and Rinat Akhmetshin, a Russian-American lobbyist who was working to lift sanctions imposed on Moscow over human rights violations.”
All in all, it’s not looking too good for Don Jr. in regards to meeting with a foreign adversary to obtain opposition research on an opposing candidate to affect the outcome of the American electoral process.
The excuse that he didn’t actually obtain information, which has yet to be proven, doesn’t negate the fact that he himself admitted that his intent was scoring intel on Hillary Clinton.
And Donald Trump Sr. thinking it’s okay that his son held this meeting and calling it “politics” doesn’t actually make it okay. That somewhat serves to implicate himself that he would be okay with the meeting. When, in fact, the meeting should have been reported to the FBI.
Most politicians would have gone to a meeting like the one Don jr attended in order to get info on an opponent. That’s politics!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 17, 2017
The Trump family seems to think it’s perfectly fine to operate as a crime family from within the walls of the Oval Office and beyond. This is a behavior that may lead to a lot of prison sentences in the future.
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