Trump Jr./Russia Meeting 6-9-16

On July 8, 2017, The New York Times broke the news that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Kremlin-linked lawyer at Trump Tower during the 2016 presidential campaign.

As more details of that meeting started to emerge so did proof that Trump Jr. was not being fully transparent in his account of the events leading up to and taking place on June 9, 2016.  

Who Attended

The Connector

Rob Goldstone

The Translator

Anatoli Samochornov

Donald Trump Jr.’s contradictory statements about the Russia meeting

The Washington Post runs down Trump Jr.’s ever-changing explanations for his actions.


The shifting accounts of Trump Tower meeting with Russian lawyer

Politifact details the Trump campaign’s changing narrative during the first week after news broke of the June 9th meeting.


June 2-13, 2016: Donald Jr.'s controversial meeting came at a pivotal point for the Trump campaign

Business Insider recounts pertinent election activity during the time Trump Jr. agreed to meet the Russians at Trump Tower.


Rob Goldstone's Relationship with the Trumps

Wired shows how the British publicist with a penchant for social media came to connect the Trumps and the Russians.