Cohen willing to testify that Trump approved 2016 meeting with Russians – New York Post


President Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen is willing to testify to Special Council Robert Mueller that Trump was aware of an infamous June 2016 meeting with Russian operatives at Trump Tower before it happened, a source close to Cohen told The Post on Thursday.

The source said that Cohen claims Trump knew and approved of the meeting where Russians offered “dirt” on then-candidate Hillary Clinton — despite Trump’s repeated denials that he was aware it took place.

Cohen was present when Trump was informed by his son, Donald Trump Jr., that the offer had been made, the source said.

President Trump claimed he “didn’t know anything about the meeting” because “nobody told me” about it. (Read more)

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