In the book, Steven Bannon, Trump’s former strategy chief and former trusted man, calls the encounter between the son of US President Donald Trump Jr. and several members of his presidential campaign a “traitor” and “unpatriotic”. in June 2016 with a group of Russian citizens near the Kremlin.
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The Russians would have offered Trump Jr. damaging information about Hillary Clinton at a meeting in June 2016.
“The three senior leaders in the campaign thought it was a good idea to meet with a foreign government inside the Trump Tower in the conference room on the 25th floor, without lawyers, they did not have any lawyers, even if you think that This was not treason , or unpatriotic, or stupid, and it occurred to me to think that’s all of that, you should have called the FBI immediately. “
According to the book, Bannon said the Department of Justice’s investigation into the links between the Trump campaign and Moscow would focus on money laundering, adding: “They are going to depart Donald Trump Jr. as an egg in national television “.
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Anthony Zurcher: “In a few sentences, Bannon manages to detonate a bomb in the middle of the White House’s efforts to minimize the significance of that fateful June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower and his attempt to disqualify Robert Mueller’s investigation as a partisan witch hunt. “