"Somebody said that her visa or her passport to come into the country was approved by Attorney General Lynch".
"That's a discretionary act that the statute allows the attorney general to do in extraordinary circumstances", Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul Monteleoni had said in a hearing in January 2016.
The president's son has tried to discount the meeting, saying that he did not receive the information he was promised.
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But it remains to be seen whether he can satisfy moderates and hard-line conservatives in his party who have voiced opposition. But the Senate still has a full workload in changing its health care bill enough to get 50 "yes" votes.
On May 12, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York Joon H. Kim, filling in after U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara was sacked by President Trump on March 11, announced a settlement of $5,896,333.65 with Prevezon. Those riddles quickly got swallowed up by a bigger mystery: Trump arrived home Saturday evening as The New York Times was reporting that in June 2016, his eldest son, son-in-law and then-campaign manager had secretly met with a Russian lawyer with ties to the Kremlin.
Joint press conferences that USA presidents hold with foreign leaders traditionally include two questions from journalists of the host nation (in this case, France) and two questions from journalists of the visiting nation (in this case, the United States).
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Republican leaders said that certain revenue-related provisions in the bill meant that it had to originate in the House. Later, while receiving questions on the GOP healthcare bill, Short said he was "confident" the bill would pass.
State Department officials and congressional staffers also attended the movie event. The Financial Times reported on July 10 that Veselnitskaya had hired Akhmetshin during this period. "How do you want to continue to work with China and what do you personally think about Mr. Xi Jinping?" They were talking about the Magnitsky case. "But I understand she was at the table".
NBC was first to report the extra person at the meeting.
"Until today, the only people we knew were in the meeting were three people connected to Trump and a lawyer who is not an American citizen and is probably beyond the reach of law enforcement", Miller told Business Insider on Friday, referring to Veselnitskaya. "I would know a little bit about it". Grassley was requesting "all information" on Akhmetshin's immigration history.
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Israel lays claim to the entirety of al-Quds, while Palestinians want East Jerusalem al-Quds as the capital of their future state. As of Friday afternoon, the Temple Mount is still closed, and Muslims held prayer sessions on the streets of Jerusalem .
"Basic rules in Washington, It's not the crime, it's the cover-up", the high-ranking Illinois Democrat told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" program, responding to the news that a former Soviet counterintelligence officer, now a lobbyist, had joined in the meeting, and that there was possibly a translator also present.
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