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Trump Jr. Escapes Mueller Probe Despite the Trump Tower Meeting

  • President’s son hosted meeting on offer of dirt about Clinton
  • He’s denied any wrongdoing and may not have been interviewed
Donald Trump Jr.
Donald Trump Jr.Photographer: Chip Somodevilla/Pool via Bloomberg

Special Counsel Robert Mueller ended his probe without indicting one of its most politically sensitive subjects: Donald Trump Jr.

A key episode in Mueller’s 22-month probe into Russian election meddling was a secret meeting that the president’s eldest son took at Trump Tower in Manhattan in 2016 with a Russian lawyer connected to the Kremlin on the promise of being given dirt on Democrat Hillary Clinton.