Erik Prince tells Fox News that he never represented the Trump transition, pushes back against allegations he tried to help set up a backchannel with Russian Federation.
Nader began cooperating with Mueller after he arrived at Dulles Airport in mid-January and was stopped, served with a subpoena and questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Post reported.
The Republican leading the committee's investigation, Michael Conaway of Texas, wouldn't respond when asked whether he might ask Nader to testify and Prince to return.
Prince later told lawmakers that the 30-minute meeting at a hotel bar was happenstance, not planned in advance.
Special counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly determined that a meeting in the Seychelles between associates of President Donald Trump and a Russian banker was meant to help establish a secret back-channel between Trump and Russia.
Although Prince had no official role in the Trump transition team, The Intercept-citing a former senior USA official that advised the transition-reported in January 2017 that he had weighed in on Defense and State Department candidates and provided advice on intelligence and defense. "I remember telling him that if Franklin Roosevelt could work with Joseph Stalin to defeat Nazi fascism, then certainly Donald Trump could work with Vladimir Putin to defeat Islamic fascism".
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After the Seychelles meeting, Nader visited the White House several times and met at least once there with former presidential adviser Stephen Bannon and Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law, The Washington Post said.
Prince was never officially part of Trump's transition, but frequently communicated with its members and served as an unofficial representative for it, according to investigators.
If evidence of Trump-Russian collusion emerges from the meeting, it would rebut more than a year of denials from the Trump administration, making it hard if not impossible for even the president's staunchest Republican supporters to argue that his presidency should continue. "It's not the special counsel's responsibility to tell the country what happened".
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The Washington Post said that while Mueller is probing the circumstances of the Seychelles meeting, he is also more broadly examining apparent efforts by the Trump transition team to create a back channel for secret talks with the Kremlin. Mueller was appointed special counsel to investigate possible Russian interference in the 2016 election, whether any Americans assisted in such efforts, and any other matters that arise in the course of his probe. -Russian relations, according to people familiar with the matter. He said the goal of the meeting was for a Trump representative to meet with a Russian official close to President Vladimir Putin to discuss relations between the two nations.
According to The Times, the meeting was convened by UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, who Nader advises. According to The Post, Emirati officials were indeed under the impression that Prince was representing Trump at the meeting. But on top of the reportedly illicit nature of the meeting, Prince's role as a representative for the Trump administration is disconcerting, given his reputation as a war profiteer and anti-Muslim Crusader.
Authors Information: Sari Horwitz covers the Justice Department, law enforcement and criminal justice issues nationwide for The Washington Post, where she has been a reporter for 33 years.
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