Video: Donald Trump Jr.’s contradictory statements about the Russia meeting

A timeline of Donald Trump Jr.’s comments and contradictions about his meeting with a Russian lawyer in June of 2016. (Meg Kelly/The Washington Post)

The president’s son and son-in-law have now testified to Congress about foreign influence on the U.S. election — in particular, about their meeting with a Russian attorney with ties to the Kremlin whom they believed would provide dirt on Hillary Clinton during the 2016 campaign.

Although the president praises his son for being “transparent” about the meeting, Donald Trump Jr.’s statements about the ordeal shifted as more information was reported publicly.

This video, laying out The Fact Checker’s timeline of Donald Trump Jr.’s comments about the Russia meeting, explores what happened when, and how Trump Jr.’s statements over time contradict each other.

 

 

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