August 2, 2017
Is This Evidence That Trump Has Something to Hide?
Just when we thought the meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya couldn’t get any juicier, it turns out that POTUS “weighed in” on his son’s statement about the meeting which said it was “primarily” about adoption. While Trump’s new mouthpiece, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, maintained that the statement is still true and that POTUS weighed in as “any father would,” others are saying it could implicate the president in a coverup. CNN
What Else You Need to Know
This isn’t the only White House-related coverup that made headlines yesterday. A private investigator, who was hired to look into the death of a Democratic aide, is accusing Fox News of fabricating some of his statements, and says that a wealthy Trump supporter urged the network to publish the false account to distract from POTUS’s ties to Russia. In fact, the writer of the article in question actually said he was just “a pawn in a broader plan by the White House, a Trump supporter named Ed Butowsky and Fox News to ‘shift the blame from Russia and help put to bed speculation that President Trump colluded with Russia in an attempt to influence the outcome of the presidential election.’” New York Times
We’re really not sure….Mueller…? Mueller…?