Donald Trump Jr. arranged a meeting last year after his father won the Republican presidential nomination with a Russian lawyer with ties to the Kremlin, The New York Times reported Saturday.
The report on the meeting, held June 9 at Trump Tower in Manhattan, was based on “confidential government records described” to the Times.
The meeting also was attended by Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s campaign chairman at the time, and Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law.
The Times described the session as “the first confirmed private meeting between a Russian national and members of Mr. Trump’s inner circle during the campaign.
“It is also the first time that his son Donald J. Trump Jr. is known to have…