According to new evidence, Donald Trump Jr. was made aware of Russian efforts to aid his father's candidacy during the 2016 presidential election campaign.
The New York Times has uncovered a new paragraph in the emails between the younger Mr. Trump and a publicist named Rob Goldstone.
While searching for information that could incriminate opposing candidate Hillary Clinton, Trump Jr. was reportedly told that what he was being given was part of a plan for the Russian government to aid his father.
The Times had this to say on the new evidence:
Before arranging a meeting with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer he believed would offer him compromising information about Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Jr. was informed in an email that the material was part of a Russian government effort to aid his father’s candidacy, according to three people with knowledge of the email.
On Sunday, Donald Trump Jr. admitted to his interest in receiving damaging information about Hillary
When told in the email that Russia was assisting in finding the evidence against Hillary, Trump Jr. allegedly replied, "If it's what you say I love it."
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