There was also an uproar over Giuliani telling Fox News that a sitting president can't be indicted--interesting, to be sure, but basically in line with longtime DOJ precedent.
He said his dad may have helped draft the initial press statement after the meeting was revealed by the New York Times, saying he "may have commented through Hope Hicks."
--Don Jr.'s lawyer, Alan Futerfas, tried to coordinate a press statement from three participants, telling Goldstone that "if you feel comfortable with this statement and are comfortable saying nothing more, at least for the time being, that would be our preference."
"The Russian effort was extensive, sophisticated, and ordered by President Putin himself for the purpose of helping Donald Trump and hurting Hillary Clinton," said ranking Democrat Mark Warner.
The Trump Tower session was more than that; it was premised on dirt-digging that didn’t pan out.