FROM Vivian Salama
President Trump welcomed to Paris for Bastille Day celebrations President Trump renewed ties with Europe today in Paris, where he's gone to celebrate Bastille Day with French President Emanuel Macron. He also made his first public comment about the growing controversy over his son Donald, Jr. "I have a son who’s a great young man – fine person. He took a meeting with a Russian lawyer. It lasted a very short period and nothing came of it – and it's a meeting most people in politics would have taken" Vivian Salama is White House reporter for the Associated Press , in Paris with President Trump. She has more on the president’s comments about his son and his discussions with Macron.
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