21st July 2017
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Trump doing 'due diligence' about giving himself, and others, a pardon... Reports The Washington Post (Rachel Maddow, MSNBC). This is all part of a broader investigation by the president in how to limit the investigatory powers of the Mueller Special Investigation. The White House is saying this is only an academic exercise at the moment.
Then this, also MSNBC
And this is how we laughed about it... Seth Myers, over to you
The meeting was just Putin and Trump and a Russian translator. No American representative heard a word...
Well, we say Trump's Lawyer but he won't even explain who is ultimately paying him... So Mr Lawyerman, are you sure you aren't being paid by the Russians then? To be continued...
Trump Jr: I 'probably' met with other Russians - CNN
Whilst some of the most ardent Trump supporters broadcast on Fox News, some report the news...
Time Magazine gives Don Jr an 'I love it' moustache
Don Jr with an 'I love it' mini Hitler moustache. Time Magazine goes to town on the first family. pic.twitter.com/6ptnSZPTMd— theVoiceofReason (@TwitVOR) July 13, 2017
Here's CNN summarising the Donald Trump Jr lies and changes of story
If this video is dated correctly: Donald Trump Sr promises information on Hillary Clinton just after Don Jr agrees to meet the Russian, Natalia Veselnitskaya.
June 7 - 5:16 PM - Don Jr. confirms meeting w/ Russian lawyer— Yashar Ali (@yashar) July 11, 2017
June 7 - 9:13 PM Trump promises press conf the next week with Clinton dirt. pic.twitter.com/qAYEvymsdV
The Sean Hannity and Donald Trump Jr interview in full (Fox News)
Lawrence O'Donnell has his say - The real person in trouble here is Jared Kushner
Stephen Colbert has his say - Summary: The published emails show collusion plain and simple
How the lies unfolded
well, that's strange pic.twitter.com/oRNbixkhd1— Adam Parkhomenko (@AdamParkhomenko) July 11, 2017
And this in which George W Bush's ethics lawyer, Richard Painter, says it's serious... Did Donald Trump know? Summary: He must have. (MSNBC)
And this is how the night time chat shows handled the story. Stephen Colbert talks to clips of Kellyanne Conway
Jimmy Kimmel has a puppet of Kellyanne Conway, but gets all the same answers from the original interview.
Meanwhile in paper news: Jared Kushner 'tried and failed to get a $500m loan from Qatar before pushing Trump to take hard line against country' Says the Independent.