In 2016, Donald Trump Jr., the president’s son, met with a Russian lawyer who had strong ties to the Kremlin.
On Monday, the New York Times reported that the man who brokered the meeting, Rob Goldstone, stated in an email to Trump Jr. that the lawyer had information that could hurt the Hillary Clinton campaign and explicitly stated that the information came from the Russian government, who was trying to help Trump win the election. Why is this bad for Donald Trump? Well, it’s a sign that members of his campaign welcomed support from Russia.
Why is this bad for Donald Trump? Well, it’s an indication that members of his campaign embraced support from Russia.
When we were sinking into this news, Twitter did what it does best: make jokes.
If this comes down to email it proves God is real and he uses karma to make his points pic.twitter.com/x9tT49ZPVI
— Oliver Willis (@owillis) July 11, 2017
"but we're still voting for his entire agenda, right?" pic.twitter.com/UEJrHBasFg
— sean. (@SeanMcElwee) July 11, 2017
Never write if you can speak; never speak if you can nod; never nod if you can wink. And never, ever, e-mail. https://t.co/YiSYbvvRS2
— Neil Irwin (@Neil_Irwin) July 11, 2017
Gmail nails it again pic.twitter.com/JdpF48QOVq
— Jason O. Gilbert (@gilbertjasono) July 11, 2017
Hello, Mr. Junior. Am Russian from. Have serious information good
— Mark Agee (@MarkAgee) July 11, 2017
tomorrow we're going to find out the email came from [email protected]
— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) July 11, 2017
This could be the biggest email mistake in the last 18 months of email mistakes https://t.co/iqxOf5hy3J
— Nate Cohn (@Nate_Cohn) July 11, 2017
— Matt O'Brien (@ObsoleteDogma) July 11, 2017