Futerfas said Trump Jr knew nothing about the man's background at the time of the meeting. She said the Trump campaign would need to research it more, and after that Trump Jr. lost interest, according to Akhmetshin.
Trump repeated that assertion in a talk with reporters Air Force One on his way to Paris Wednesday night.
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Otherwise, this is a day to gain yet more clarity in the General Classification and King of the Mountains competition. At the time I wasn't that fazed because I thought it didn't matter, I wasn't going to be in the GC hunt anyway.
News had not named the Russian-born lobbyist, but the outlet reported that several US officials believe the individual has ongoing ties to the Kremlin. "He said, 'Absolutely not".
Accusations that Moscow meddled in the election and colluded with the Trump campaign have dominated the Republican president's first months in office.
So the White House released some of it, including his own account of the meeting he had had with Russian President Putin during his trip to Europe the previous week.
On July 11, Donald Trump Jr. released e-mails that showed he had accepted the meeting after being told Veselnitskaya had damaging information about Democratic Party candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that was purportedly provided by the Russian government.
Futerfas said he had talked with the individual who came to the meeting with Veselnitskaya: "He is a U.S. citizen".
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Addressing a function in Ankara , he said the emergency rule will not be lifted untill Turkey needs to fight against terrorism. They say the government used its control of the media to suppress opposition arguments while clamping down harshly on dissent.
In Washington, Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sent a letter to the younger Trump asking him to testify about his June 2016 meeting with Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya.
The president's son has tried to discount the meeting, saying he did not receive the information he was promised.
Mr Trump was asked if he supported his son's offer to speak with Capitol Hill investigators looking into the issue.
Mr Goldstone emailed Mr Trump Jr to advise him that "two people" would attend the meeting to provide information that is "part of Russian Federation and its government's support for Mr Trump".
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China has since normalized relations with Norway, but Liu Xia is still under house arrest, although she has never been charged with a crime.
"They couldn't wait for the meeting to end", he said.