Fact Check: Trump Falsely Blames Loretta Lynch in Son’s Meeting With Russian Lawyer

President Trump suggested the former attorney general was at fault for admitting the Russian lawyer who met with his son in June 2016.

Defending his son’s meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential campaign, President Trump wrongly blamed former Attorney General Loretta Lynch for admitting the lawyer to the United States in the first place.“Somebody said that her visa or her passport was approved by Attorney General Lynch,” Mr. Trump said Thursday at a joint news conference with President Emmanuel Macron of France. “She was here because of Lynch.”Mr. Trump was referring to a report in a Capitol Hill publicati...