There are many crazy things about the current administration, perhaps the craziest is the Donald’s administration becoming the voice of one. It is inevitable when you have the President acting and saying that he is the smartest of us all that eventually he would become frustrated by all the attacks and take the voice of his allies away. Or that they would let him. The voice of one is frustrating but It is especially frustrating when the voice of one is so often wrong.
“According to the Washington PostTrump personally intervened to prevent senior White House advisers from issuing a full and truthful account of the meeting on 9 June 2016 in which Donald Trump Jr, the president’s son-in-law Jared Kushne The voice of one is a very dangerous place to be.r, and then presidential campaign manager yPaul Manafort came face-to-face with four Russians. One of the Russian visitors was the well-connected lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya.
The report, based on multiple though largely anonymous sources that included the president’s own advisers, has the potential to cause political, and even legal, trouble for the White House because it draws Trump himself much closer into the fray over the Trump Tower meeting, which has become a lightning rod in the Russian affair.
In the release the 2016 meeting was presented, in Trump’s own words, as “a short introductory meeting” dominated by discussion of the adoption of Russian children that was “not a campaign issue at the time”.
That statement was presented to the New York Times on 8 July, and duly included in the newspaper’s first account of the meeting. But within 24 hours, highly damaging revelations had emerged that made clear the meeting had been much more charged than that.
On 9 July, the Times revealed that Trump Jr had been lured into talking to Veselnitskaya by the promise of negative intelligence on his father’s presidential rival, Hillary Clinton, and two days after that the email chain was published that showed the younger Trump reveling in the idea of receiving dirt on the Democratic presidential candidate, uttering the gleeful phrase: “I love it”. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jul/31/trump-statement-donald-trump-jr-russia-meeting