Who is the Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr?

Natalia Veselnitskaya saw chance to roll back US sanctions and help a client
In this photo taken on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, Kremlin-linked lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya speaks to a journalist in Moscow, Russia. President Donald Trump's eldest son changed his account of the meeting he had with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign over the weekend, saying Sunday July 9, 2017, that Natalia Veselnitskaya told him she had information about Clinton. A statement from Donald Trump Jr. one day earlier made no mention of Clinton. (Yury Martyanov /Kommersant Photo via AP) RUSSIA OUT
Natalia Veselnitskaya met the US president’s eldest son Donald Trump Jr and son-in-law Jared Kushner © AP

They thought they were getting damaging material from a Russian source on their political opponent. She spotted an opportunity to press her campaign to roll back US sanctions against Russian officials — and help one of her clients.