Was Donald Trump Jr.’s controversial meeting a setup? In the never ending drip of leaks and bread crumbs left behind by the Obama administration, The Democrats are again swarming to a morsel of a connection to Russia and Trump that has the liberal media and Democrats jumping to the highest levels of absurdity. Treason! coming from Tim Kaine, the other half of Hillary’s losing campaign. The saddest display in Washington regarding this is the false Republicans John McCain and Lindsey Graham, who like Hillary have not gotten over their embarrassing losses and grab desperately for a tie between Russia and Trump.
Most legal experts have confirmed that no laws have been broken by Donald Trump Jr. At worst could be campaign finance laws but since nothing of value was exchanged that is a mute point. He was baited to the meeting by false pretense with a baited email that could be leaked at a later time, as it was. And since this was before any of the Russia scandals this drew no red lights to Donald Jr, of course, that has become the Democrats stronghold to resistance and the excuse for Hillary’s loss.
The question that should be asked is whether this was a setup by liberal and Democratic operatives in the Trump resistance. Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm behind the infamous, and now discredited, Trump “dossier,” was also closely tied to a wide-ranging Moscow effort to undermine U.S. sanctions against the Putin regime led by the lawyer “Natalia Veselnitskaya” who met with Donald Trump Jr. last year.
The company, founded in 2010 by former Wall Street Journal reporters Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch, is named in a complaint that has had international implications. It was filed by Hermitage Capital Management, run by Bill Browder, who was Russia’s top investment manager before his dealings there encountered tragedy, and ultimately resulted in the current wide-ranging U.S. sanctions against top Putin officials.
Browder told Fox News that Simpson was retained by Prevezon Holdings via a law firm, BakerHostetler, for his expertise and contacts with the Washington and New York media. That law firm had represented Simpson in prior cases, and the Russians looked to it for legal help as well as lobbying access to Capitol Hill.
Others Liberal individuals and organizations involved were the Washington-based group called Potomac Square, run by another former Wall Street Journal reporter, Chris Cooper, as well as a D.C.-based lobbyist suspected of ties to Russian intelligence, Rinat Akhmetshin.