Trump tweets about secret Trump Tower meeting

President Donald Trump is seen before boarding Air Force One to Ohio at the Morristown Airport in Morristown NJ on Sat

"This was a meeting to get information on an opponent, totally legal and done all the time in politics - and it went nowhere", Trump tweeted.

While Scaramucci said he believed Trump had a right to upset about "bias" media, he said: "tactically and strategically, the rhetoric that he's using I think is very, very bad for the country".

What are the details?

As I highlighted in an article a year ago, every Trump tweet about Hillary Clinton's e-mails prior to this one used the number 30,000-including one less than a month before the Trump Tower meeting.

Over the weekend, the Washington Post reported that Trump was allegedly anxious about his son getting wrapped up in Robert Mueller's investigation as a result of the Trump Tower meeting.

CNN reported last month that Michael Cohen, the president's long-time personal lawyer and self-described "fixer" was willing to tell Mueller that Trump did know about the meeting in advance.

Donald Trump Jr., his brother-in-law Jared Kushner, and then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort were known to have attended the meeting with Kremlin-linked attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya. In that statement, Trump Jr. indicated that the meeting had been "primarily" about the issue of the adoption of Russian children by Americans.

Russian Federation has repeatedly denied claims it interfered in the November 2016 presidential elections, where Mr Trump defeated Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. He campaigned for a Republican candidate facing a tough race Tuesday for a seat in the House of Representatives, the last special election before the nationwide November 6 voting, when the entire 435-member House is being contested and a third of the 100-member Senate.

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United States media then reported that the U.S. president had been involved in the initial statement his son issued on the meeting.

Why is the Trump Tower meeting controversial?

"What law, statute, rule or regulation has been violated?"

Trump has said similar things about the June 2016 meeting.

In addition, If Trump is subpoenaed by a special counsel investigating contacts between the 2016 Trump election campaign and Russian Federation, his lawyers will attempt to quash it in court, one of Trump's lawyers said on Sunday. "They are very risky & sick!", he added, without providing proof of his assertion.

"I had bad information at that time and made a mistake in my statement", Sekulow said on ABC's "This Week".

It is not the first time the president acknowledged the existence of the meeting using this line of defense, but it is the president's most blunt admission that the objective was to obtain damaging information against his then opponent, Hillary Clinton, in the presidential election. The President's lawyers had previously offered the special counsel written answers to obstruction questions and limiting the interview to matters before his presidential inauguration, which are largely confined to collusion.

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