US counsel seeks White House documents relating to Trump Jr. meeting

The US special counsel has asked on White House officials to preserve any document relating to a last year meeting— attended by President Donald Trump’s eldest son, son-in- law and a Russian lawyer— to determine if the president knew about the gathering.

Special counsel Robert Mueller sent a request to White House staff and called to save “any subjects discussed in the course of the June 2016 meeting” and also “any decisions made regarding the recent disclosures about the June 2016 meeting,” CNN quoted an unnamed source who said has seen the letter.

“Information concerning the June 2016 meeting between Donald J Trump Jr and Natalia Veselnitskaya is relevant to the investigation,” read the letter.

It was recently revealed that Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr. (pictured below), Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort sat down in a meeting with Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya at Trump Tower back then.

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