1. “He literally had no idea what the meeting was about until he showed up right before,” Balber told the newspaper.
  2. The Washington Post reported that Kaveladze attended the meeting as a representative of a company owned by Agalarov and his son, Emin Agalarov, the Russian developers who hosted the Miss Universe pageant in 2013. The pageant is owned by President Donald Trump.
  3. Balber, confirmed Kaveladze's identity to the Post. He told the newspaper on Tuesday that he had been contacted by a representative of special counsel Robert Mueller, the man heading the Justice Department's investigation into Russian interference in last year's election.
  4. The younger Trump agreed to take the meeting after being promised in a series of emails between himself and music publicist Rob Goldstone for "information that would incriminate Hillary (Clinton) and her dealings with Russia." Goldstone wrote that he was contacting the younger Trump at the request of his client, Emin Agalarov.
  5. In the email exchange, dated early June 2016, Goldstone wrote that "the crown prosecutor of Russia met with his father ... and in their meeting offered to provide the Trump campaign with some official documents and information" that would purportedly incriminate Clinton.
  6. "This is obviously very high level and sensitive information, but (it) is part of Russia and its government's support for Mr. Trump," Goldstone wrote.
  7. "If it's what you say, I love it, especially later in the summer," the younger Trump responded in a subsequent email.
  8. The president's son said last week that he believed the information Goldstone had on Clinton was comprised of political opposition research. He said he released emails around the meeting in order to be transparent.
  9. Other attendees at the meeting included Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya.
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