Trump campaign paid Donald Trump Jr.'s lawyer weeks before Russian meeting was revealed

The payment was revealed in a Q2 FEC report filed on Saturday.

The payment was revealed in a Q2 FEC report filed on Saturday by the Trump campaign. On June 27, criminal defense attorney Alan Futerfas was paid by the campaign for “legal consulting.” On July 10, Futerfas was hired to represent Trump.

However, the FEC filing doesn’t indicate that the June 27 disbursement of funds to Futerfas was made for the purpose of representing Trump.

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In a statement when the news broke of Trump’s meeting with Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya, Futerfas said that it was "much ado about nothing."

"The bottom line is that Don, Jr. did nothing wrong," Futerfas said in a statement this week.

And on Sunday morning, President Trump tweeted, "Hillary Clinton can illegally get the questions to the Debate & delete 33,000 emails but my son Don is being scorned by the Fake News Media?"

According to the FEC report, the Trump campaign also paid the Trump Corporation almost $90,000 for “legal consulting.” The Trump campaign started the quarter with over $8 million, and spent $4.3 million.

ABC News' Adam Kelsey contributed to this report.

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