The controversy surrounding Donald Trump Jr.’s 2016 meeting with Kremlin-connected lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, Paul Manafort, and Jared Kushner is continuing to unfold, with some of the most recent revelations being that the members of the Trump team and Veselnitskaya were not alone in the room during their meeting. Now, CNN is reporting that federal investigators want to talk to the last individual in that meeting who has thus far remained publicly unidentified. Although his identity has not yet been publicly revealed, individuals involved with the issue have described him as a “translator,” and his identity is apparently known to the federal prosecutors seeking his testimony. Since the initial revelation that an eighth person attended the infamous Trump Jr./ Veselnitskaya meeting, the role of this yet to be identified eighth participant in Trump Jr.’s meeting with Veselnitskaya has been explained as serving as a representative of the Agalarovs, the Russian family who wanted the meeting to take place. (It’s Emin Agalarov’s agent and publicist — Rob Goldstone — who sent the initial email to Trump Jr. inviting him to meet with Veselnitskaya.)
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