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Donald Trump Jr. says he met with Russian lawyer to judge Clinton's 'fitness' for office

Donald Trump Jr. says he met with Russian lawyer to judge Clinton's 'fitness' for office

Donald Trump Jr. agreed to meet during the campaign last year with a Russian lawyer who had promised to provide damaging information on Hillary Clinton because he hoped to assess her “fitness” for office, the president’s eldest son told Senate investigators Thursday.

Moscow lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya and three associates with links to Russia went to an office in Trump Tower in Manhattan for the June 9, 2016, meeting with Donald Trump’s top lieutenants, including his campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and son Donald Jr.

“To the extent they had information concerning the fitness, character or qualifications of a presidential candidate, I...

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