President Donald Trump defended his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., after it was revealed that in June 2016 he met with a Russian lawyer who has ties to the Kremlin. The meeting came after he was led to believe the lawyer would provide damaging information about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and that the information was part of the Russian government’s effort to assist his father’s presidential campaign. The meeting included a Russian-American lawyer who’s a former Russian intelligence officer
A federal judge in Hawaii loosened President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban by removing a prohibition on grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles and cousins. The judge said the Trump administration’s approach to the ban contradicted a recent Supreme Court ruling regarding visitors from six Muslim-majority countries.
President Donald Trump said he did not hear “until a couple of days ago” about a June 2016 meeting between his son, Donald Trump Jr., and a Russian lawyer who might have had damaging information on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. He also said he spent more than 20 minutes of his two-hour meeting last week with Russian President Vladimir Putin pressing him on election meddling.
President Donald Trump came to the defense of his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., after emails revealed he was offered damaging information on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in June 2016 from a Russian lawyer. Following Trump Jr.’s interview on Fox News, the president said his son “was open, transparent and innocent.”
Donald Trump Jr. was promised damaging information about Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton before meeting with a Russian lawyer with ties to the Kremlin in June 2016. President Donald Trump’s eldest son initially said the meeting focused on Russian adoption policies.
Syria, Ukraine and global terrorism are expected to be on the agenda today when President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. The meeting comes a day after Trump questioned the consensus of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election.
President Donald Trump said he is considering “some pretty severe things” in response to North Korea’s efforts to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile that could make the United States vulnerable to a nuclear attack.
Sixty percent of registered voters support President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban on visitors from six predominantly Muslim countries, according to a new poll that suggests the policy may be more popular when it’s separated from the president.
The Supreme Court allowed part of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to take effect, while saying the temporary restrictions could not be imposed on people who have a “bona fide relationship” with a person or entity in the United States. Hawaii brought forth a legal challenge that asked a federal judge to clarify whether the Department of Homeland Security violated the Supreme Court’s instructions regarding which family members qualify as having bona fide relationships.
Hawaii challenged the implementation of President Donald Trump’s travel ban by asking a federal judge to clarify whether the government violated instructions from the Supreme Court in defining which family members are affected by the temporary travel restrictions.