Donald Trump Jr. talks with reporters during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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The $50,000 was paid to the firm of Alan Futerfas on June 27

The payment was for "legal consulting" and could be unrelated to Trump Jr. or the Russia investigation

CNN  — 

The Trump re-election campaign paid $50,000 last month to the law firm now representing Donald Trump Jr., according to a new filing the campaign made with the Federal Election Commission.

The $50,000 was paid to the firm of Alan Futerfas on June 27, several days after Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner amended his security clearance form to reflect the previously undisclosed 2016 meeting he, Trump Jr., and then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had with Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskyaya.

The meeting would not become public knowledge for nearly another two weeks.

The payment was for