The National Law Journal: What the Election-Law Camp Is Saying About Donald Trump Jr.'s Emails


Brendan Fischer, director, federal & FEC reform program at Campaign Legal Center: “The emails established that Don Jr. knew that opposition research—a potential in-kind campaign contribution—was coming from the Russian government, and that Don Jr. solicited that information and arranged and attended a meeting to receive it. Even if nothing of value was exchanged, it is still illegal to knowingly solicit a contribution from a foreign national, and at a minimum the emails suggest that is what happened here.”

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