More information is emerging regarding Natalia Veselnitskaya’s entry into the United States. Veselnitskaya is the Russian lawyer at the center of the current attempt to tie Trump to collusion with Russia. Veselnitskaya was granted a “parole” for the limited purpose of working on a case for a client who was facing civil forfeiture in New York. The DOJ is responsible for requesting this special waiver.
The type of parole Veselnitskaya was granted is given “sparingly” and in “extraordinary circumstances,” including urgent humanitarian reasons, such as medical or family emergency. Broadly speaking, Christensen told Fox News that parole may be requested for a person who “believes his or her presence in the United States will be a significant public benefit,” and cited participation in a civil court case as an example.
That permission ended in January or February of 2016. So how did she end up at a meeting at Trump Tower with Donald Trump Jr?
In the latest twist to the Russia/Election 2016 saga, Donald Trump Jr. commented that he attended a meeting with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer after being promised compromising information…