Rep. Adam Schiff confirms that Erik Prince failed to disclose Trump Tower meeting during 2017 congressional hearing. Oops.

By |2019-03-11T13:46:12-08:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |3 Comments

Another Trump associate perjured himself? How many is that now?

Courtesy of TPM:

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) confirmed Sunday that Blackwater founder Erik Prince did not disclose a 2016 meeting in Trump Tower with Donald Trump Jr. and others during testimony to committee members in late 2017, despite Prince acknowledging for the first time in a recent interview that the meeting did, in fact, take place.

“He did not disclose that meeting to our committee,” Schiff told “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd in an interview. The New York Times first reported on the meeting in May.

“And in fact, as you can see from the published transcript of his interview, he was asked what kind of role he played, if any, in the campaign, and he said he had no role, apart from, on his own, submitting written papers, hanging a yard sign, or making a contribution,” Schiff said.

However, when Erik Prince was interviewed by Al Jazeera’s Mehdi Hasan he said this:

In response to Prince’s claim that the transcript might be wrong, Schiff said this:

“There’s nothing wrong with our transcript,” Schiff said Sunday, adding later: “The interview certainly looks inconsistent with his testimony.”

“Bob Mueller has that testimony already, and Bob Mueller will have to make the decision about whether that rises to the level of deliberate falsehood,” Schiff said.

Questions about Prince’s candor, Schiff said, “have only been heightened now.” He wondered later of the meeting: “Why conceal it? Why withhold that information if there was nothing improper, no improper purpose in it?”

Those are good questions, and I have every confidence that both Mueller and the House Democrats are going to investigate it fully.

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  1. Anonymous March 11, 2019 at 3:15 pm

    Trump budget contains a $20 million dollar earmark for a Jack Nicholas pet project to fund a Miami Childrens Hospital Mobile Service initiative. Nicholas asked his golf buddy Trump for the money.

    Sorry Jack! Making the nations tax payers pay for your project is wrong. Florida is a well off state. Tax them first! There are poor states with more needy kids who lack all child medical care.

    • Anonymous March 11, 2019 at 5:29 pm

      Trump is asking for more money for military salaries in his budget,i thought the penragon is giving him $$for his wall because they have a budget why do they need more $?

      Is this another sneaky triick to fund his reelection wall?

  2. Anonymous March 11, 2019 at 8:44 pm

    Wow. More lies. More perjury. What a surprise.

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