Our friends over at Patribotics are reporting that tapes of the Russian meeting with Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner do in fact exist and the feds probably already has their hands on them. Intelligence community sources say the tapes are currently in the hands of British Intelligence at GCHQ.
The Five Eyes agreement (which is an alliance comprising Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States that binds these countries by the multilateral UKUSA Agreement for joint cooperation in signals intelligence, military intelligence, and human intelligence), states that the UK shouldn’t have possession of these tapes without judicial permission from the US to have conducted these surveillance operations on American soil, but there’s a loop hole in the situation.
Sources with links to the Five Eyes intelligence communities report that the entire meeting that Donald J. Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner took with Russian intelligence over Hillary Clinton’s hacked emails is on tape. Multiple recordings and transcripts exist. At least one set of these is in the hands of British intelligence at GCHQ.
The recordings, probably from using the Russians phones as “hot mics” could mean there’s a recording of the meeting in its entirety. This could fall under “incidental collection” and be submitted as evidence against the Americans in attendance for espionage against the US by trying to collude with a foreign government to tamper with the election.
The resulting recordings form a complete record of the meeting. If, as must be assumed, British intelligence has passed them to their American counterparts, the evidence would be fully legal as any Americans on tape would be “incidental collection” to the targeting of the Russian spies Kushner, Trump Jr. and Epshteyn met with in order to commit espionage against the integrity of a US election with a foreign power.
Trump’s boat is sinking faster by the minute.