What Do The Donald Trump Jr. Emails Say? His Tweets May Reveal Collusion With Russia


After the New York Times reported that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Kremlin-linked lawyer during the presidential campaign to receive "incriminating" information about Hillary Clinton, the president's son tweeted out copies of his email exchange that initiated the meeting. So what do Trump Jr.'s emails with Rob Goldstone say?

On June 3, 2016, in the first email correspondence between Goldstone and Trump Jr., Goldstone wrote, under the subject line "Russia — Clinton — private and confidential":

About 20 minutes later, according to the time stamp on the emails, Trump Jr. responded to Goldstone, saying:

On June 6, Goldstone wrote back to Trump Jr., saying:

Around 3 p.m. that day, Trump Jr. responded with:

And Goldstone said:

Trump Jr. responded:

Goldstein said:

And then Trump Jr. wrote back:

The next day, June 7, Goldstone sent a message saying:

Trump Jr. replied:

To which Goldstein said:

And Trump Jr. tells him the details of who will be with him and where his office is, saying:

The next day, Goldstone said:

And Trump Jr. responded, writing:

But Coldstone said:

And Trump Jr. forwarded the email to Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort, telling them that the meeting was scheduled:

In a statement read by deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, President Donald Trump responded to Trump Jr.'s emails, saying, "My son is a high quality person, and I applaud his transparency."