No Character Don Lets Son Take the Fall to Protect Himself, Jared
True to his character, or lack thereof, U.S. President Donald Trump is letting his son, Donald Trump Jr., take the heat on Russia to protect himself and son-in-law, Jared Kushner.
Kushner, an adviser to the president is already under investigation by special prosecutor Robert Mueller III for lying or failing to disclose earlier meetings with Russian bankers and other operatives close to President Vladimir Putin.
Experts believe the U.S. President is keeping quiet on the latest bombshell revelation about his team’s collusion with Russia because he calculated that letting the heat fall on his son insulates him and Jared Kushner.
As an adviser, Kushner had to get security clearance and it was earlier revealed that he omitted to disclose his earlier meetings with the Russians.
“Because of the earlier troubles, Trump is calculating that letting Kushner take the fall on this might be too much. That is Donald Trump’s calculations,” a source told The Liberal Advocate News earlier today.
“But his son (Donald Trump Jr.) is not an adviser, didn’t have to go through the security clearance process and since he is not part of the administration, they figure his chances of getting in trouble is slim,” our source said.
Unlike in the past when the president would get on Twitter and react to the news of the day, he was noticeably quiet this morning on the issue of his son’s meeting with Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya during the 2016 presidential election.
As usual, he blasted Senate Democrats but went silent on this most important revelation.
Our sources told us earlier that Trump Jr., coordinated with then candidate Trump on the meeting in June 2016 at The Trump Tower. Jared Kushner, campaign manager Paul Manafort and other high ranking campaign officials were said to have attended the meeting as well.
In an effort to distance the president from the mess, his personal lawyer’s spokesman Mark Corallo told the media over the weekend that the president neither new nor attended the rendezvous with the Russian lawyer.
Trump Jr., and younger brother Eric do not work for their father’s government. They run the Trump Organization.
The New York Times reported over the weekend that Donald Jr., along with Kushner, Manafort and others attended the meeting with Natalia Veselnitskaya after being told she had information that could be damaging to Hillary Clinton and her campaign.
He initially denied the report but later confirmed that he attended the meeting although he denied the meeting was about Hillary Clinton or her campaign.
An attorney for Trump Jr., Alan Futerfas later told the media that the furor over the meeting was “much ado about nothing,” adding that the president “knew nothing about” the meeting.
“Don Jr.’s takeaway from this communication was that someone had information potentially helpful to the campaign and it was coming from someone he knew,” Futerfas said in the statement.
“Don Jr. had no knowledge as to what specific information, if any, would be discussed. Further, at no time was there ever any understanding or commitment that he, or anyone else, would find the information, whatever it turned out to be, to be reliable, credible or of interest, or would even survive due diligence. The meeting lasted about 20-30 minutes, and nothing came of it. His father knew nothing about it. The bottom line is that Don, Jr. did nothing wrong,” he added.
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