Why Donald Trump Jr.'s emails change everything

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, July 12, 2017
  • What we know about his exchange with a Russian lawyer, and what it means.Photo-illustrations by Javier Zarracina. Read more from Vox's Andrew Prokop: https://www.vox.com/2017/7/11/1595320... and Ezra Klein: https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politi...Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjONews keeps breaking about Donald Trump Jr., and it's hard to keep up. So far, we know he met with a Russian lawyer who had promised him documents incriminating Hillary Clinton. In the email exchange setting up that meeting, we learned three things. First, that a person whom the intermediary called "a Russian government lawyer" reached out to the campaign wanting to help. Second, the intermediary specifically mentions the Russian government's desire to help Trump win the US election. And third, Paul Manafort, Jared Kushner, and Donald Trump Jr. all knew about this effort, and instead of reporting it to the FBI, they took the meeting. Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyEFollow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5HOr on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
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