REVEALED: Trump Jr. received email from Russians offering help with father's campaign
Donald Trump Jr. (Photo: Screenshot)

Before taking a meeting at Trump Tower with a Russian lawyer with ties to the Kremlin, Donald Trump’s oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was told via email that he would receive information detrimental to Hillary Clinton, the New York Times reports


According to three sources who spoke with the Times, Trump Jr. was well aware that the context of the meeting involved compromising information on Clinton, that it stemmed from the Russian government's effort to influence the 2016 election and that the meeting would benefit his father’s campaign.

The report comes one day after the Times reveled Trump Jr. met with the Russian lawyer. In his original version of the events, Trump Jr. was unaware of the identity of the person he was meeting with.

Read the full report at the New York Times.