Dems Request Docs On June 2016 Trump Tower Meeting, Trump Jr. Statement Covering It Up

A general view of the sign and exterior of Trump Tower entrance - the syscraper located on 5th Avenue midtown Manhattan New York, is 664 feet (202m) tall, designed by Der Scutt of Poor, Swanke, Hayden & Cornell a... A general view of the sign and exterior of Trump Tower entrance - the syscraper located on 5th Avenue midtown Manhattan New York, is 664 feet (202m) tall, designed by Der Scutt of Poor, Swanke, Hayden & Cornell and is the headquarters for the Trump organization. (Photo by Epics/Getty Images) MORE LESS
March 4, 2019 6:26 p.m.

Two Russian lobbyists met with top Trump campaign officials in June 2016, with the promise of “dirt” on Hillary Clinton. The meeting itself — pitched by British music promoter Rob Goldstone to Don Jr. — came with the tagline of being part of the Russian government’s support for Trump.

House Investigators are interested in the meeting itself, which featured Paul Manafort, Don. Jr., and Jared Kushner. They also appear to be interested in a statement that Don Jr. issued about the meeting in July 2017, and how it was coordinated.

House investigators are interested in the following witnesses and entities:

-Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg

-Translator for the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting Anatoli Samochornov

-Private equity executive and cousin of Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg Andrew Intrater

-Former chief of staff to Don McGahn Annie Donaldson

-Brad Parscale, digital media director for Trump’s 2016 campaign, vendor to the Trump Inaugural Committee

-Carter Page, Trump campaign foreign policy adviser

-Venture capitalist, Deripaska-linked Christopher Bancroft Burnham

-Columbus Nova, Intrater’s company that signed a $1 million contract with Michael Cohen


-Former White House Counsel Don McGahn

-Donald Trump Jr., presidential son and Trump Org executive

-Eric Trump, son of the president and Trump Org executive


-Trump Moscow Tower planner, Trump SoHo associate Felix Sater

-Flynn Intel Group


-General Services Administration

-Viktor Vekselberg, Russian oligarch and ally of Vladimir Putin who signed a lucrative consulting contract with Cohen

-George Nader, Middle Eastern fixer with links to the United Arab Emirates who is cooperating with the special counsel probe

-Trump Transition

-George Papadopoulos, former Trump 2016 adviser who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI

-Hope Hicks, former Trump campaign press secretary and White House communications adviser

-Trump Org 

-Irakly Kaveladze, Russian-American real estate developer who attended June 2016 Trump Tower meeting 

-J.D. Gordon, Trump 2016 national security adviser 

-Trump Foundation

-Trump campaign 

-Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and White House adviser

-Tony Fabrizio, Republican pollster and strategist questioned by Mueller about polling data Manafort shared with pro-Kremlin individuals during the 2016 campaign

-Manafort spokesman Jason Maloni

-Jay Sekulow, personal attorney to President Trump

-Jeff Sessions, former attorney general

-Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

-KT McFarland, former Fox News talking head and former deputy to Michael Flynn on the National Security Council 

-Steve Bannon,former Trump 2016 CEO and White House chief strategist. Ex-vice-president of the board of Cambridge Analytica

-Kushner companies

-Michael Caputo, GOP operative

-Michael Cohen,  former personal attorney and fixer for President Trump

-Michael Flynn, former Trump campaign adviser and U.S. national security adviser

-Michael Flynn Jr., Flynn’s son and an aide on the 2016 campaign

-The White House

-Sam Nunberg,  Trump 2016 campaign adviser 

-Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign chairman awaiting sentencing for tax and bank fraud

-Roger Stone, GOP “dirty trickster” indicted for lying about his efforts to obtain Clinton’s emails from WikiLeaks and for interfering with witnesses

-Reince Priebus, former RNC chairman and White House chief of staff

-Rhona Graff, Trump’s longtime personal assistant at the Trump Organization

-Sean Spicer, ex-White House Press Secretary and Trump administration communications director

-Rob Goldstone, British music publicist who helped broker the Trump Tower summit between Kremlin-linked Russian attorney and Trump campaign officials 

-Rick Gates, former Manafort deputy, ex-Trump campaign and transition adviser, now a cooperating witness in the special counsel probe 

-Rinat Akhmetshin, Russian-American lobbyist who attended the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting 

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