The Moscow lawyer said to have promised Donald Trump’s presidential campaign dirt on his Democratic opponent worked more closely with senior Russian government officials than she previously let on, according to documents reviewed by The Associated Press. Scores of emails, transcripts and legal documents paint a portrait of Natalia Veselnitskaya as a well-connected attorney who served as a ghostwriter for top Russian government lawyers and received assistance from senior Interior Ministry personnel.

Trump will have a Make America Great Again rally in Wilkes-Barre next week and urge voters to support Republican U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta’s campaign to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey.

Michael Avenatti, who has gained national attention as the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels, will speak Aug. 10 at an Iowa Democratic fundraiser that has been a frequent stop for those seeking the presidential nomination. Avenatti announced Thursday on Twitter he will speak at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding in Clear Lake.

Source: Associated Press

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