A report by The Washington Post called it a “kamikaze tweetstorm” and a “frankly impressive display of self-immolation.” Democratic senators have said that “it looks like laws were violated.”
Meanwhile, yesterday Republican senators were wandering the halls on Capitol Hill, averting the hunter-like gaze of reporters stalking the building with the hope of discovering meaty responses – and major headlines – from politicians.
The source of the commotion? A stunning revelation that, despite persistent denials in the past, Donald Trump Jr. did, in fact, have direct contact with Russian agents during his father’s presidential campaign. Trump Jr. tweeted evidence of the exchange using his Twitter timeline on Tuesday.
Startlingly, Trump Jr. tweeted evidence of the exchange using his Twitter timeline on Tuesday.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell seemed more willing to speak to reporters than most of his fellow Republican partisans. According to The Washington Post, a reporter asked McConnell whether his trust in President Donald Trump had waned following recent events.