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Tue Jul 11, 2017, 09:14 PM

Russian lawyer who met with Trump Jr. has long history fighting sanctions

July 11 at 7:56 PM



The photograph is striking: There sits Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. and others at Trump Tower in Manhattan on June 9, 2016, seated a few days later in the front row of a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing at which witnesses discussed U.S. sanctions against her country.

Then, a few hours after the hearing, there was Veselnitskaya again, at Washington’s Newseum, attending the screening of a film that criticized U.S. sanctions.

In the course of a week — from New York to Washington — Veselnitskaya showed up at several events that go to the heart of the investigation of questions about whether Russia colluded with the Trump campaign to defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Veselnitskaya’s role has raised questions about how close she is to the Kremlin, and why the Trump campaign — which has denied colluding with Moscow — agreed to a meeting with a person described to them as a Russian government attorney who could provide information detrimental to Clinton. The lawyer told The Washington Post in an interview Tuesday that she has no connection to the Kremlin.

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/russian-lawyer-who-met-with-trump-jr-has-long-history-fighting-sanctions/2017/07/11/05e2467c-65b1-11e7-94ab-5b1f0ff459df_story.html?utm_term=.55b19a55ea2c

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Tue Jul 11, 2017, 10:21 PM

1. Amazing the goddamned NERVE of these **#@%@ REPUBLICANS. n/t

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Tue Jul 11, 2017, 11:34 PM

2. If she wanted to, she could take pictures of McFaul's laptop

She's that close!

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