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    House Intel Committee ~ Trump Jr. refuses to answer questions

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    Trump Jr. cites attorney-client privilege in not answering panel's questions about discussions with his father


    https://www.politico.com/story/2017/...estions-284841

    https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&....0.Bx8p79f1WqE

    http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/06/politi...ing/index.html


    'Donald Trump Jr. claimed attny-client privilege in today before the House Intel Committee re discussions with his father based on the apparent fact an attorney was present.

    Problem: (1) Jr. has no such privilege; (2) Congress does not recognize the privilege even when it exists.


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    *update*

    It appears Trump Jr. ... and probably Trump ... have thrown Hope Hicks under the bus ... and who has had to hire an Attorney ...



    Donald Trump Jr. says he communicated with Hope Hicks, not father, on Trump Tower response


    http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/do...rticle/2642758


    https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&....0.V52ckvfuR50


    http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/06/politi...nse/index.html


    Donald Trump Jr. told House investigators that he did not communicate directly with his father when confronted with news reports about his June 2016 Trump Tower meeting, according to multiple sources with knowledge of his testimony.

    Instead, Trump Jr. said he was speaking to White House aide Hope Hicks about how to respond to the reports.


    He said President Donald Trump, according to the sources, was debating between a longer and a shorter statement while the President and Hicks were aboard Air Force One.

    Hicks was aboard Air Force One and was speaking with Trump while the statement was being crafted.



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    Quote Originally Posted by exotix View Post
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    Trump Jr. cites attorney-client privilege in not answering panel's questions about discussions with his father


    https://www.politico.com/story/2017/...estions-284841

    https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&....0.Bx8p79f1WqE

    http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/06/politi...ing/index.html


    'Donald Trump Jr. claimed attny-client privilege in today before the House Intel Committee re discussions with his father based on the apparent fact an attorney was present.

    Problem: (1) Jr. has no such privilege; (2) Congress does not recognize the privilege even when it exists.


    ~ John Dean



    So, which one was the attorney in the attorney client talks?
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    The 8 years prior this was considered the normal course of action. Why is it a big deal now?
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    That makes more sense than laying out a case about how innocent you are then hiding behind the 5th amendment when asked any questions.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    The 8 years prior this was considered the normal course of action. Why is it a big deal now?
    Explain please.
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    Quote Originally Posted by exotix View Post
    Explain please.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grokmaster View Post
    Lois Lerner. Except that she is actually guilty .
    Well what I mean is ... why would Trump Jr. drag Hope Hicks into this ?
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