President Donald Trump returns from his visit with the French president to the continuing controversy caused by an email exchange involving his son Donald Trump, Jr. This week, Trump, Jr. released emails showing he had welcomed a meeting with a Russian lawyer who was offering damaging information on then-Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. As new information continues to dribble out, law makers and legal experts have been debating what this mean legally. Does this demonstrate collusion or conspiracy? Kathleen Clark, a Washington University Law Professor, sits down with Soledad O’Brien to walk through which laws apply, the questions that need to be answered and what conclusions are going too far.

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