RUS­SIAN LAWYER ‘READY’ TO FACE US CONGRESS

Muscat Daily - - WORLD -

Moscow, Rus­sia - The Rus­sian lawyer at the heart of the scan­dal over a meet­ing with Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump’s el­dest son claimed on Wed­nes­day she is ready to tes­tify to the US Congress.

Lawyer Natalia Ve­sel­nit­skaya at­tended a meet­ing with Don­ald Trump Jr dur­ing the elec­tion cam­paign in June 2016 at which it ap­pears he ex­pected to get in­crim­i­nat­ing in­for­ma­tion from the Rus­sian gov­ern­ment on his fa­ther’s ri­val Hil­lary Clin­ton.

Ve­sel­nit­skaya has re­jected claims that she was work­ing on be­half of the Rus­sian gov­ern­ment, while Trump Jr in­sists that no sen­si­tive in­for­ma­tion was passed on.

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