WH gives false statements on Trump Tower meeting

The White House has been forced to confront questions on repeated false statements about President Trump's role in putting out a cover story for the campaign meeting with Russians.
2:06 | 06/05/18

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Thank you. White houlso dealing with fallout from the Russi ation. Forced to confront questions on repeated false statements about the president's role in putting a C story for the infamous trump tower campaign meeting with ns. They have no good answers. Eporter: Nswers at all. Sarah Sanders is refusing to say whr misled the press corps from that brig podium or whether she was misled hers is morning, the white house is on defense, amid the fall over that leaked letter from the president's legal team to the special counsel. The spght now that misleading sment from the presidens son, Donald Trump Jr. About that now infamous 2016rumpower meeting with a russianawyer he was told had dirt on Hillary Clinton. The president's teamad repeatedlyd heid not die atement. From his lawyer -- The president didn't sign on anything. The presidenasn'tved in that. Reporter: To the white house press secretar He certainly didn't dic but he -- like I say he weigh in, offeredgests like any fatherlddo. Reporteut D ago it was led, the lawyers writing the president dictate a short but accurate one. Yesterday when asked about the previous deah Sanders repeatedly refused to answer. Literally said he did not dictate. Thwyers say hdid. What is it? Respond to a L from the president's outs counts and purposeslyled off a would refer you to them F comment. Reporasn't thatust one exchange but threeim she was pressed on this discrepancy from pium and gave the exact sameanswer. Thesnflicting account are one of the reasons the presids legal team say he may not end up down withrt Mueller. Rudy Giuliani concedeheir recollection keeps changing. Righ but, Cecilia, it's hard tow what T do in the briefing . Sarah Sanders made a statement not trend now won't even explain . Reporter: It's very frustrating for the report in there. I was this the St so was Jon Karl and peopleere pushing and pushing and not innswers it'ally frustrating. THAs very mu. Now reactions coming in to that major decisfrom the

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