Trump Jr. met with Russian lawyer to discuss information about Clinton; Arlington to eliminate three Metrobus lines

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Monday, July 10.

President Donald Trump’s son Donald Trump Jr. admitted in a statement to meeting a Russian lawyer with links to the Kremlin during the 2016 presidential election to discuss information about his father’s then-opponent Hillary Clinton.
(The Washington Post)

The Arlington County Board of Supervisors proposed eliminating three Metrobus lines—4A, 16B and 16G—ahead of the arrival of the Columbia Pike Premium Transit Network.

Three candidates are running for Leesburg Mayor Kelly Burk’s council seat.
(Loudoun Times-Mirror)

Members of the Ku Klux Klan protested the removal of a Confederate statue in Charlottesville, and they were met with thousands of counter-protesters.
(ABC 7 News)

The Virginia Department of Transportation proposal to widen Interstate 66 includes a pedestrian and bike trail, but some critics are concerned about noise and pollution.
(The Washington Post)

Metro officials are investigating the dismissal of a former employee five months after she reported racial and sexual harassment.
(The Washington Post)