CONFIRMED: Trump Jr. was willing to work with Russians to influence election

We now have a paper trail of Donald Trump’s son soliciting a contribution -- in this case, opposition research to influence the presidential election -- from a Russian national with ties to Putin’s government.

Common Cause filed an official complaint with the Federal Election Commission and the Department of Justice against Donald Trump Jr. and the Trump campaign, following reports that Trump Jr. met with a Putin-connected Russian lawyer to obtain “official documents and information that would incriminate Hillary.”

NOW...we already have confirmation of wrongdoing: Trump Jr. himself tweeted out emails that prove he illegally solicited a contribution from a foreign national, just as our official complaints alleged. Those emails explicitly discuss “Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump.”

This is what we’ve been working towards for months. The American people deserve the full story of the Trump campaign’s possible collusion with the Russian government in its attempts to interfere with the 2016 election.

Federal law defines a contribution as "anything of value ... for the purpose of influencing any election for Federal office" -- which makes Donald Trump Jr.'s attempt to obtain damaging information on his father’s election opponent a clear-cut violation of the law.

There’s no telling how deep this goes. One thing is certain: our complaint (Common Cause v. Donald Trump Jr.) and the investigation it calls for could finally expose the truth about Trump and Russia that the American people are demanding.

Now that we know Trump Jr. broke the law -- and a full investigation of his crime could reveal the extent of Trump and his team's involvement with Russia's attack on our democracy. Add your name today to demand a full investigation.

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