CNN reported Thursday that President Donald Trump’s longtime fixer Michael Cohen claims Trump knew in real-time about the June 2016 meeting with Russians to get dirt on Hillary Clinton. Cohen is willing to make this assertion to special counsel Robert Mueller, sources told CNN.If true, Cohen’s claim would contradict repeated denials from Trump, Donald Trump Jr., both of their lawyers and other administration officials, who maintain that Trump learned about the meeting in 2017.After Donald Trump Jr. said in a July 2017 interview that he never told his father about the meeting before it happened, Cohen tweeted that he was “so proud of (Trump Jr.) for being open, honest and transparent to the American people.”Here are 20 examples of these denials: Denials from President Donald Trump Reuters interview on July 12, 2017: ”No. That, I didn’t know. Until a couple of days ago, when I heard about this. No, I didn’t know about that.”Press gaggle on July 12, 2017: ”Don is — as many of you know Don — he’s a good boy. He’s a good kid. And he had a meeting, nothing happened with the meeting. It was a short meeting as he told me — because I only heard about it two or three days… Read full this story
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