Donald Trump Jr. asked the Russian lawyer for information about the Clinton Foundation

Donald Trump Jr. asked a Russian lawyer at the Trump Tower meeting in June 2016 if he had evidence of illegal donations to the Clinton Foundation, the lawyer told the Senate Judiciary Committee in response to written questions obtained exclusively by NBC News .

The lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, told the committee that she had no evidence, and that she believes Trump did not understand the nature of the meeting after receiving emails from a music promoter who promised incriminating information about Hillary Clinton, the Democrat of Donald Trump. adversary.

Once it became clear that he had no meaningful information about Clinton, Trump seemed to lose interest, Veselnitskaya said, and the meeting was over.