By: Agence France-Presse
President Donald Trump took to Twitter early Wednesday to defend his eldest son, saying the person was “innocent” amid a furor over emails that additional gasoline hypothesis over Moscow’s position within the 2016 White House election.
Donald Trump Jr launched emails Tuesday exhibiting he embraced Russia’s efforts to assist his father’s presidential marketing campaign, admitting he would “love” to get filth from Moscow on Hillary Clinton.
“My son Donald did a good job last night,” the president tweeted, referring to his son’s interview late Tuesday on Fox News.
“He was open, transparent and innocent. This is the greatest Witch Hunt in political history. Sad!”
According to the emails, Trump Jr was instructed by an interlocutor that he may get “very high level and sensitive information” that was “part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump.”
He stated on Fox that his assembly with a girl who was recognized within the emails as a “Russian government attorney” ended with nothing to inform, including that he didn’t inform his father in regards to the dialog as a result of it didn’t yield compromising details about Clinton.
The elder Trump additionally bashed the media Wednesday.
“Remember, when you hear the words ‘sources say’ from the Fake Media, often times those sources are made up and do not exist,” he tweeted.
It was not clear which experiences he was referring to particularly, since information experiences about Trump Jr’s assembly with the Russian lawyer had been confirmed by his personal emails.