Did Trump Just Admit Attempted Collusion? These Reporters Think So


President Donald Trump blasted out a tweet Sunday morning — amongst many — declaring that reports saying he’s worried his son Don Jr. could be in legal trouble are a “complete fabrication.” But he also described the infamous meeting at Trump Tower as a “meeting to get information on an opponent.”

That’s interesting, because Don Jr.’s initial statement about meeting said its focus was “a program about the adoption of Russian children,” and not an attempt to seek out dirt from the Russians on Hillary Clinton

As Special Counsel Robert Mueller investigates potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election, the Trump Tower meeting has come under scrutiny.

NBC News’ Chuck Todd pointed out that in the tweet, “the president admits his campaign did willingly reach out to Russians for dirt on Clinton.”

“Attempted collusion?” he asked.

Others drew the same conclusion, noting that Trump appears to have just given up on denying accusations of collusion.

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