Many congressional Democrats are bloviating that fact that Donald Trump Jr even met with the Russian lawyer was treason. But if Junior’s meeting with the attorney is the modern equivalent of the Rosenbergs giving our nuclear secrets to Russia— why did former Attorney General Loretta Lynch give her special dispensation to enter the country?
The now infamous Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya did not have a Visa but was let into the country anyway. Also while she was in the U.S. she did work that was different from the work for which she was granted permission to be in the country. All of it had to be approved by the Justice Dept. run by Obama’s Attorney General Loretta Lynch.
Per The Hill
The Russian lawyer who penetrated Donald Trump’s inner circle was initially cleared into the United States by the Justice Department under “extraordinary circumstances” before she embarked on a lobbying campaign last year that ensnared the president’s eldest son, members of Congress, journalists and State Department officials, according to court and Justice Department documents and interviews.
Veselnitshaya has affirmed that she met with members of the Trump team, politicians, and State Department officials to lobby against the Magnitysky Act. Other witnesses have confirmed this.
That work was a far cry from the narrow reason the U.S. government initially gave for allowing Veselnitskaya into the U.S. in late 2015, according to federal court records.[…]
The Moscow lawyer had been turned down for a visa to enter the U.S. lawfully but then was granted special immigration parole by then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch for the limited purpose of helping a company owned by Russian businessmanDenis Katsyv, her client, defend itself against a Justice Department asset forfeiture case in federal court in New York City.
The prosecutor said Justice was willing to allow the Russian lawyer to enter the United States again as the trial in the case approached so she could help prepare and attend the proceedings.
She was also supposed to be out of the country by the time she met with Trump Jr…