US investigators are looking into the involvement of Donald Trump’s eldest daughter, Ivanka, in a controversial meeting with a Russian lawyer as part of a probe into alleged collusion between Russia and the 2016 presidential election campaign that put her father into the White House.
The Justice Department’s special counsel, Robert Mueller, is reportedly looking into an interaction between Ivanka and the Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya and lobbyist, Rinat Akhmetshin, at Trump Tower in the run-up to the presidential election.
Citing a source familiar with the issue, the Los Angeles Times reported that the first daughter did not take part in the meeting, but she exchanged greetings with the Russian attorney and the lobbyist.
The greetings occurred at the Trump Tower elevator, according to the Times, as the attorney and the lobbyist were leaving the building and consisted of pleasantries.
It was emerged earlier last year that Trump’s…