US President Donald Trump speaks following a meeting on infrastructure at Trump Tower, August 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Thursday, CNN reported that Michael Cohen —longtime lawyer, confidant and fixer for President Trump— claimed the President knew in advance about the meeting between his son, son-in-law and at least one Russian operative at Trump Tower in June 2016.

If true, many consider this a bombshell revelation since Donald Trump himself, as well as many in his orbit have consistently denied his knowledge of that meeting.

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Donald Trump Jr., Natalia Veselnitskaya, and Jared Kushner (Photos by Chip Somodevilla, Yury Martyanov/AFP and Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

In June 2016, Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya met at Trump Tower with members of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, including Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, and Paul Manafort.

The story behind the purpose of the meeting has evolved since it first became public knowledge.

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A picture taken on November 8, 2016 shows Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya speaking during an interview in Moscow. The bombshell revelation that President Donald Trump's oldest son Don Jr. met with a Kremlin-tied Russian lawyer hawking damaging material on Hillary Clinton has taken suspicions of election collusion with Moscow to a new level. / AFP PHOTO / Kommersant Photo / Yury MARTYANOV / Russia OUT (Photo credit should read YURY MARTYANOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian lawyer who top Trump campaign officials were told had compromising information on Hillary Clinton ahead of 2016 Trump Tower meeting, said in an interview with The Associated Press that special counsel Robert Mueller has not interviewed her as part of his probe into Russian interference.

In her interview, which took place in downtown Moscow, Veselnitskaya claimed that if Mueller’s team never questions her, it would mean that it “is not working to discover the truth.”

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