Russian lawyer believes she met Ivanka after 2016 Trump Tower meeting

The Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpJuan Williams: Putin wins as GOP spins Trump Jr. mocks the 'resistance' over 'baby blimp' in London Mueller: Russian officers launched leaks website in June 2016 MORE and Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerOn The Money: US files complaints at WTO | House leaders get deal to boost biz investment | Mnuchin says US will consider Iran sanctions waivers | FCC deals blow to Sinclair-Tribune merger NY to investigate allegations of tenant harassment by Kushner Cos. Tenants in Kushner Cos. building say they were pushed out: report MORE at Trump Tower during the 2016 presidential race reportedly thinks she briefly spoke with Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpIvanka Trump's fashion line dropped from Hudson's Bay due to 'performance' Trump's harsh immigration policies are a gift for human traffickers Let’s not talk about family leave without talking about child care MORE after attending the meeting.

NBC News said Natalia Veselnitskaya told the news outlet that she spoke with a woman whom she thought was Trump as she was leaving Trump Tower.

Veselnitskaya was not completely sure of the identity of the woman, NBC News noted, but another source confirmed that the woman Veselnitskaya spoke to was the president’s elder daughter.

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The report comes as special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE continues the Justice Department investigation into Russia’s election meddling, including any potential ties between Trump campaign staff members and Moscow.

Sources told NBC that the special counsel’s investigators are largely interested in why Trump helped draft a misleading statement regarding the meeting one year later. The investigators, according to the news outlet’s sources, are not as concerned with the meeting itself.

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