"I had bad information at that time and made a mistake in my statement", he said on ABC's "This Week" program, before continuing attacks on the integrity of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian interference in US politics, a strategy Trump personally began from the time he took office.
President Donald Trump's attorney Jay Sekulow says if special counsel Robert Mueller subpoenas the president, they will fight him all the way to the Supreme Court.
The Washington Postreported Sunday that Trump has been brooding in private about whether his son unintentionally put himself in legal jeopardy by meeting with Veselnitskaya.
Later White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders had said the president weighed in, but didn't dictate a statement released in July 2017 on the meeting, which said the get-together was focused on Russian adoptions.
Trump's admission that his son's 2016 Russian meeting was to get information on Clinton runs counter to the narrative he has previously pushed about the meeting.
Quickly, though, that explanation fell apart, and we learned that Trump Jr had actually been promised harmful information about Democrats, including Hillary Clinton.
Within a series of morning tweets making what has become a routine attack on the Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation, Trump first denied Saturday's reports that he was anxious about his son being ensnared by the probe.
Trump and his son have both said then-candidate Trump had no advance knowledge of the meeting and that the meeting itself was not useful to the campaign. More than a year ago, he tweeted: "Most politicians would have gone to a meeting like the one Don jr attended in order to get info on an opponent".
The Trump Tower meeting also included Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and his campaign chairman at the time, Paul Manafort, who is on trial over tax and bank fraud charges after being indicted by Mueller.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether Trump campaign members coordinated with a Russian effort to sway the 2016 election in the Republican's favour.
"Well, the question is, 'How would it be illegal?'" Sekulow said of the meeting. "If you approach him the normal way he will pick up the scent and understand that he has to be careful about what he says because he is no dummy". He made the claim standing next to Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki last month, and then a day later during a Cabinet meeting at the White House.
One part of the inquiry has focussed on a June 9, 2016, meeting at Trump Tower in NY between Donald Jr., other campaign aides and a group of Russians. "I am providing a great service by explaining this to the American People".
This is another reason why Trump shouldn't meet with Mueller.
Trump's attacks on the special counsel's investigation have been rebuffed by Republican leaders in Congress who have expressed support for Mueller.
U.S. President Donald Trump makes a comment about how hot the room is during his Make America Great Again rally in Olentangy Orange High School in Lewis Center, OH, U.S., August 4, 2018. He then acknowledged that the infamous June 2016 meeting between Trump Jr.
If the USA wants negotiations, it should stop pressures and sanctions, Qasemi was quoted as saying by official IRNA news agency . Also last month, China , which is Iran's biggest customer, said it did not accept unilateral sanctions against Iran.
KDVR reports police were called to a home early Monday morning after receiving a call about an intruder. "He's very friendly. The man, later determined to be the homeowner, was transported to the hospital, where he died from his wounds.
First to go was Vijay (20 ), plumb LBW to a late inswinger, then KL Rahul (4 ) played on to leave the tourists on 54 for two. It was nearly an easy-going partnership for the opening duo as they brought up 50 off just 70 balls before the drama began.
Three people died from confrontation between the army and MDC Alliance supporters demanding their candidate be declared victor . The ruling ZANU-PF won 109 seats while the main opposition MDC party had 41 in the country's 210-seat House of Assembly.
Utilities employment fell for a third straight month and the finance and insurance industry shed 9,400 jobs last month. Over the past year, it has hired more than a half-million Americans and stands as the leading job-creating sector.
The party now has an unassailable majority at 109 seats, while MDC-Alliance has 41, NPF has one seat and one independent. The police deployed 71‚000 officers countrywide ahead of the high stakes elections held on Monday.
The plane that crashed had its last maintenance check in late July, Waldmeier said, at which time no defects had been found. The plane was operated by Ju-Air, a Swiss company that offers tours with vintage former Swiss military aircraft.
The group says it still plans to focus its resources on helping Republican Senate candidates in Tennessee, Florida and Wisconsin. But the president and most of his loyalists never warmed to the Kochs, even as their interests at times have aligned.
Also, the calling has been created to work reliably around the world in different network conditions, according to the company. It's unclear which version of the app is required for group calls, but updating to the latest version is always recommended.
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