The Atlantic: The 'What About Ukraine?' Defense of Trump Jr.'s Russia Meeting


As far as the law is concerned, in contrast to what Trump Jr.’s emails reveal, “there is not clear evidence of the Clinton campaign coordinating with a foreign national or encouraging or accepting their help,” Lawrence Noble of the Campaign Legal Center told The Washington Post this week. “If the Ukrainian government did oppo[sitional] research in coordination with the Clinton campaign or the DNC and they knowingly accepted the information, there is a possible [illegal] foreign national contribution. But if Chalupa was gathering the information and passing it on, the question is who did the work and what did the Clinton campaign and DNC know.”

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