Conway defends Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with Russian official

White House aide Kellyanne Conway on Monday said she believes disclosure forms have been "amended," following reports of a meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer with ties to the Kremlin.

During an interview on ABC's "Good Morning America," Conway was asked about her previous denials and those of other administration officials regarding contacts between President Trump's campaign and Russia.

"Who misled you and why did Don Jr., [son-in-law and senior adviser] Jared Kushner and [former campaign chairman] Paul Manafort allow those public denials to stand for so many months?" George Stephanopoulos asked.


"As I understand it, George, some of the disclosure forms have been amended since that time and to reflect other meetings including this one," Conway said.

The comments come after a New York Times report said Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer with ties to the Kremlin during the 2016 presidential campaign after being promised damaging information about Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonClinton lawyer's indictment reveals 'bag of tricks' Attorney charged in Durham investigation pleads not guilty Attorney indicted on charge of lying to FBI as part of Durham investigation MORE.

President TrumpDonald TrumpKinzinger says Trump 'winning' because so many Republicans 'have remained silent' Our remote warfare counterterrorism strategy is more risk than reward Far-right rally draws small crowd, large police presence at Capitol MORE’s son attended the meeting with the expectation that he would receive compromising information about his father's opponent, three advisers to the White House briefed on the meeting and two other sources with knowledge of the matter told the Times.

Manafort and Kushner also attended the meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya.

Conway said on Monday that Trump Jr. was not aware of the lawyer's name before he got there.

"And the conversation quickly changed to what seemed to be the entire purpose of the meeting for that woman, which was Russian adoption," she said.

"No information was received that was meaningful or helpful and no action was taken. There was no follow-up whatsoever."