Skip to comments.Wow: Donald Trump Jr. Releases the Emails -- and They Look a lot Like, Um, Collusion
Posted on 07/11/2017 2:54:35 PM PDT by righttackle44
Earlier today, here at Townhall and on Fox News, I said that more information needed to be gathered before anyone should declare the Donald Trump, Jr. story a bombshell or a dud. First and foremost, I argued, it would be very helpful to see the actual emails that preceded the now-infamous June meeting, which the New York Times claimed would demonstrate that the president's son was well aware of the alleged source and nature of the promised anti-Clinton information (which never materialized) in advance. The Times story was rooted in unnamed sources who characterized, but apparently did not produced, the messages in question. In order to determine if the documents were being mischaracterized, we should see them, I said. About an hour later, Donald Trump, Jr. tweeted the full four-page exchange, which Cortney relayed here. Trump Jr. cast his tweets as efforts at full transparency, but one can't help but wonder if there was another pressing motive at play: He preempted the Times, which had the chain and was about to run with it. In any case, the content of these emails was, in my case, literally jaw-dropping. Trump Jr's associate alerted him to the supposed existence of highly sensitive information regarding wrongdoing tied to Mrs. Clinton, telling him that it would be furnished by a "Russian government attorney" who was representing "Russia and its government's support for Mr. Trump" (who now claims she wasn't tied to the Kremlin). To which Trump Jr. replied, "if it's what you say I love it." This couldn't be much clearer: And these shifts look really bad, especially when you read the quote from March in which Trump Jr. flatly denies meeting with any Russian nationals in arranged meetings: . . .
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Show me where collusion in a campaign is against the law.
Where is it illegal?
Pearls??? Where are my pearls??? I think I have the vapours...
Does anyone really think he would’ve released the e-mails if there was anything in them to damage the president or himself???
Does anyone think he just released them without any attorney(s) looking over them and saying they were nothingburgers????
Nonsense. Campaigns try to get dirt on each other all the time. Would the libs feel better if the call came from somebody associated with the Venezuelan government?
Looks a lot like...honest journalism, er sumpthin’ close to this old geezer American!
Semper TRUMP!...If We Can Keep Him?
It IS a matter of credibility. It may not be against the law or policy, but we would condemn the same series of events if the Clintons or Barack the Pretender or Schumer, or any other of the leftist beasts did it.
First of all he met with a Russian. This Russian says she does not work or represent the Russian Government. Her main goal had to do with adoptions. I fail to see the problem with this.
I was going to post that but I’ve been on the floor after reading this...
NOW Don Jr. is DONE for sure!
(cripes EVERY political campaign is “collusion” by this definition)
Get back to me when they are through with Hillary’s collusion.
One dared call it treason. I’m not kidding.
He had to release them because the NYT was going to.
I don’t like any lying or hiding on DJT Jr’s part. Look what a feeding frenzy he has caused from not being open about this from day one.
EVERY CANDIDATE IN THE WORLD welcomes HEARING dirt of their opposition, even if they choose not to use it. (McCain was stupid enough to use the stupid prostitutes peeing in the bed story because he pees his bed nightly now) It’s not collusion. There was no info re Hillary at their meeting. So where is the crime? There isn’t one.
Collusion or meetings, agreements between individuals happens all the time in political races.
The question is does this break any laws of the USA. If not then it’s hype for news entities, etc.
Still unclear if he actually received anything. Fragments I’m putting together indicate he dropped contact & walked out when he realized where it was going, before it got there.
And NOBODY, oddly, is asking WTF this lawyer had on Hillary.
Hillary colluded with Ukraine. Where’s the fake outrage there???
matters not to me except people should be treated consistently on both sides. That’s not happening.
Not sure why he released the emails. Why not ignore the whole deal?
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