Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian lawyer who played a central role in the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower during the presidential campaign, said Donald Trump Jr. indicated his father, Donald Trump, would review the Magnitsky act pending his election.
“Looking ahead, if we come to power, we can return to this issue and think what to do about it,’’ Trump Jr. said during that meeting, according to the lawyer. “I understand our side may have messed up, but it’ll take a long time to get to the bottom of it.”
Veselnitskaya, also said the president’s son asked for documents to prove Hillary Clinton’s campaign benefited from “money that allegedly evaded U.S. taxes,” Bloomberg reports.
That documents request goes to the heart of Trump Jr.’s email, sent to publicist Rob Goldstone, which indicated he’d “love” promised dirt on Clinton.
Veselnitskaya told the Moscow reporter she’s willing to testify before special counsel Robert Mueller if requested.