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>> I had a great meeting with President Putin of Russia, I think it was a great meeting.>> President Trump this week still talking about his meeting with the Russian President. But he's been conspicuously mum about a different meeting. The one where his son and other Trump campaign members met with Russians about handing over dirt on Hilary Clinton.
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Trump's embattled former personal lawyer claimed the President knew about that meeting. Trump has consistently denied knowing about it. Reuters legal correspondent, Yan Wolf.>> If it's proven conclusively that the President did know about the meeting in advance. It does raise questions about the truthfulness of his son, Donald Trump, Jr.'s testimony to Congress.
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Perjury prosecution is based on testimony before Congress are historically extremely rare. But at the very least, I think you'll see members of Congress vocalizing some real concern about his testimony.>> In a tweet on Tuesday, Trump said, collusion is not a crime, legal experts say it's not that simple.
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>> The fact that Guiliani's making these comments, collusion is not a crime, is notable in and of itself. The President's mantra all along has been, no collusion, no collusion. So some have said this represents a bit of a shifting of the goal posts. Rudy Guiliani is technically correct that collusion is not a federal crime.
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But conspiracy is, and that's really just collusion by a different name. The act of colluding with a foreign national to swing an election would give rise to criminal legal liability in a number of different ways. That Bob Mueller could be investigating as potential crimes.>> In a series of tweets on Sunday, days after the Cohen claim.
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Trump blasted the special counsel's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election. This time calling Robert Mueller out by name, and calling the probe an illegal scam.