Donald Trump Jr. admitted on Sunday that he met with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential campaign after being offered damaging information about Hillary Clinton. Celebrities are now reacting on Twitter to the revelation. See Hollywood stars’ tweets below.
The New York Times reported Sunday that Trump Jr., President Trump’s son-in-law/senior advisor Jared Kushner, and former campaign chairman Paul Manafort met with a Kremlin-connected Russian attorney at Trump Tower in June 2016. Trump Jr. confirmed the report, acknowledging that he took the meeting to obtain damaging information about Clinton. The president’s son said in a statement that he was promised “information that individuals connected to Russia were funding the Democratic National Committee and supporting Ms. Clinton,” but no such evidence was actually provided. He maintained no wrongdoing and that his father wasn’t aware of the meeting.