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Trump-Russia: Donald Jr. goes rogue

Trump-Russia: Donald Jr. goes rogue

Our view: Maybe it’s a family thing but Trumps appear unable to provide a straight story about their encounters with Russians

It doesn’t take a $500-an-hour criminal defense lawyer to recognize that President Donald Trump and his family need to get their stories straight about Russia. Whatever hopes the president had to put that particular subject behind him after his meeting with Vladimir Putin at the G-20 conference in Hamburg were dashed over the weekend with new revelations (beginning with a New York Times report) over a meeting Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort had with a Russian lawyer with ties to the Kremlin 13 months ago.

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