54 issues Donald Trump Jr. couldn’t ‘recall’ or ‘bear in mind’ in his testimony (News)


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If there’s one factor Donald Trump Jr. cleared up together with his congressional testimony, it’s that he doesn’t bear in mind a number of issues.

In a newly launched transcript of his testimony, Trump repeatedly couched his solutions about that June 2016 Trump Tower assembly by saying he didn’t “bear in mind” or that he didn’t “recall” sure issues. Even when he was fairly certain, he’d say “not that I recall” or one thing like that. The end result was a fairly cagey piece of testimony.

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Under is an inventory of 54 substantive points on which Trump cited his lack of a reminiscence:

1. Particulars of the Trump Tower assembly usually: “Once more, I do not bear in mind too many particulars of it.”

2. The presence of an eighth individual — Russian American lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin — within the Trump Tower assembly: “As I discussed in my assertion, individuals have stated there was an eighth individual. I simply can’t bear in mind. … I’ve heard the identify. I don’t recall now.” (Trump couldn’t bear in mind this regardless of one other attendee, Ike Kaveladze, saying Akhmetshin wore a scorching pink outfit.)

3. Whether or not the assembly’s attendees have been launched: “I don’t recall, however I think about that’s probably.”

4. Talking with Russian pop star Emin Agalarov on June 6 and seven, regardless of telephone information that present telephone calls between them: “I don’t recall talking with Emin. It is doable we left one another voice-mail messages. I merely don’t bear in mind. … I don’t recall if I truly reached him, no.”

5. Whether or not he talked with Agalarov on June 7 about publicist Rob Goldstone’s June 6 electronic mail pitching the Trump Tower assembly: “No, I don’t [recall.]”

6. The place he was when he acquired the e-mail: “I don’t [recall], no.”

7. Whether or not he was touring on the time: “I don’t recall that, no.”

8. Receiving an electronic mail from Goldstone saying Emin’s father, Aras Agalarov, and his vital Russian buddies supported Trump: “I don’t bear in mind getting it, however I’d have interpreted it as informal congratulations.”

9. Whether or not Goldstone sought to arrange any conferences with Russian authorities officers: “None that I can recall, no.”

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10. Whom he spoke with from a blocked quantity at 8:40 on June 6: “I don’t [know].”

11. A telephone name with a quantity belonging to Paul Manafort on June 7: “I don’t know who it’s now. No, I don’t. … I don’t recall that.”

12. Talking to Manafort two days after the Goldstone electronic mail: “I don’t [recall], no.”

13. Talking with Manafort on June 28: “I don’t [recall].

14. Whether or not he spoke together with his father throughout a name on a blocked quantity on the afternoon of June 6: “I don’t [know].”

15. To whom he spoke on a June 7 name at 4:07 p.m.: “I don’t know.”

16. The contents of the decision: “No, I don’t [recall].”

17. Whether or not he talked about the potential assembly to prime marketing campaign officers when it was proposed: “I simply don’t recall. I may have, however I don’t bear in mind doing it.”

18. Having conversations in regards to the assembly beforehand: “I don’t bear in mind having any conversations about it.”

19. Having discussions in regards to the assembly afterward: “I don’t recall ever discussing it with Jared [Kushner], Paul [Manafort] or anybody else.”

20. How Kaveladze was launched: “I truly don’t bear in mind how he was launched.”

21. Whether or not Kaveladze disclosed for whom he labored (a Russian firm): “Not that I bear in mind, however he works for Crocus.”

22. Whether or not Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya or her colleagues talked about Invoice Browder, the U.S. businessman behind the Magnitsky Act: “Not that I bear in mind.” (Trump aide Paul Manafort, who was additionally within the assembly, jotted down a number of notes referring to Browder.)

23. Whether or not Veselnitskaya requested then-candidate Trump would take actions concerning her shopper, Prevezon Holdings, if he turned president: “Not that I bear in mind.”

24. Whether or not the attendees requested for motion concerning the Magnitsky Act: “Not particularly that I recall.”

25. Whether or not Veselnitskaya supplied names of Hillary Clinton or DNC supporters who have been concerned in a supposed tax scheme: “Not that I bear in mind. … I don’t recall, however she might have.”

26. Whether or not the assembly’s attendees introduced paperwork: “Not that I bear in mind, no.”

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27. Whether or not he mentioned Prevezon Holdings or the Magnitsky Act between the assembly and when it was first reported within the News in July 2017: “I wouldn’t have even remembered these issues till I examine it within the News.”

28. Listening to in regards to the Ziff brothers: “And Ziff brothers sounds acquainted, however I don’t recall particularly.”

29. Whether or not Goldstone saying the Russian authorities supported Trump alarmed him: “I don’t know as a result of I don’t bear in mind eager about it on the time.”

30. Whether or not he and Kushner spoke in regards to the assembly earlier than the New York Instances reported on it: “I don’t bear in mind. … I don’t recall truly having the dialog.”

31. On what may need prompted them to have a dialogue: “I don’t bear in mind.”

32. On who requested Veselnitskaya for extra readability on her allegations towards Clinton and the DNC: “I don’t recall who requested. I consider it was myself, however ‘we’ that means myself, Paul and Jared have been there. I don’t bear in mind who requested.”

33. Whether or not he noticed an electronic mail a few Russian social media firm serving to Trump: “I don’t recall seeing it. … I don’t know if I had an understanding as a result of I don’t bear in mind seeing it.”

34. The timing of his father’s June 7 marketing campaign speech by which his father stated he had “very, very fascinating” details about Hillary Clinton: “I don’t bear in mind the precise timing of it.”

35. When he first reviewed his actions surrounding the assembly: “I don’t bear in mind the actual chronology.”

36. Details about conferences with then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak: “I don’t bear in mind the precise timing of once they came about.”

37. Who was in a post-election assembly with Kislyak: “I consider it was Jared Kushner, the Ambassador, possibly [Michael] Flynn, however I don’t bear in mind.”

38. How he got here to know Felix Sater: “I don’t bear in mind.”

39. When he turned conscious of Sater’s legal previous: “I don’t bear in mind when. … I don’t recall. … I simply don’t bear in mind once I discovered.”

40. Different banks who have been concerned within the Trump Soho venture: “I don’t bear in mind.”

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41. Whether or not overseas banks have been concerned: “I don’t bear in mind the construction. … I don’t bear in mind the development facet of it.”

42. Whether or not he did any due diligence on the developer for Trump Soho, the Sapir Group: “I don’t bear in mind.”

43. Whether or not different tasks used the Trump Group as a sponsor to promote actual property models: “I simply don’t bear in mind the construction of the gross sales groups.”

44. On whether or not the Trump Group did due diligence on consumers of specific models: “I don’t recall.”

45. Who the counterparty was on an Azerbaijan improvement deal: “I don’t bear in mind.”

46. His first introduction to Emin Agalarov: “I don’t bear in mind how we have been first launched.”

47. What number of Trump Group offers in 2016 included contemplating Trump because the developer: “I’m certain we checked out stuff. I simply don’t bear in mind what it was.”

48. On whether or not there have been any discussions of the right way to use the DNC and John Podesta hacks: “I don’t recollect it ever taking place. I simply don’t know that if somebody had a passing dialog with me and stated, ‘Hey, what do you take into consideration that.’ However no, there was no substantive conversations that I can in any respect bear in mind about any of that.”

49. When he first turned conscious of Podesta’s emails: “I don’t [recall].”

50. What Trump marketing campaign aide Boris Epshteyn’s job title was: “I don’t recall that, however I do know — I consider it was largely in communications.”

51. A lot of something about Trump marketing campaign adviser George Papadopoulos: “I consider he labored on the marketing campaign, and I do know the identify, however that’s in regards to the extent of what I recall presently. … I don’t recall [his work for the campaign] presently.”

52. What Rick Gates’s particular job was: “I don’t recall the precise title or position, what it would have been.”

53. Whether or not he traveled exterior the USA on June 29: “I don’t recall, however we may discover out.”

54. Who introduced a Fort Lauderdale venture to his consideration: “No, I don’t [recall].”


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