“Obviously the president has been very clear on that,” Sekulow said on CBS’s “Face the Nation. “He said he has had no meetings, was aware of no meetings with Russians, was not aware of this one until really right before it all broke. And that’s what the president said. And in fact there’s been no information to the contrary. So he’s been very clear on that.”
On July 12, Sekulow similarly told NBC’s “Today Show,” “The president did not see any emails relating to this at all. The president was not aware and did not attend this meeting and was only made aware of the email, and this chain of emails … yesterday when it was released.”
The president admitted to reporters on July 12 that he may have actually heard about the campaign meeting with Veselnitskaya earlier. “In fact maybe it was mentioned at some point,” Trump said, according to the …