Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr. charged in unrelated case

Staff Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — A Russian lawyer who became a focal point of the investigation into whether there was collusion between Russians and President Donald Trump’s election campaign was charged with obstruction of justice Tuesday in an unrelated case in New York.
Natalya Veselnitskaya was accused in an indictment of submitting deceptive declarations to a judge in a civil proceeding involving a Russian tax refund fraud scheme.
Veselnitskaya attended a 2016 meeting with Donald Trump Jr. and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner that was described to Trump Jr. as part of a Russian government effort to help his father’s campaign.
Trump Jr. and Kushner have acknowledged attending the meeting but have said it amounted to nothing...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.

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