Donald Trump Jr. has released tweets that unveil his email exchanges with Russia during the 2016 election.
The info in these emails includes Trump Jr. getting excited over the prospect of getting potentially damaging information about Hillary Clinton, with the son’s president proclaiming “I love it.”
Music publicist Rob Goldstone — who has ties to Russia — was emailing with Trump Jr., saying he had “information that would incriminate Hillary and her dealings with Russia and would be very useful to your father.”
The emails added that the info further supported the idea that Russia’s government was in favor of helping Trump win the presidency.
“Here’s my statement and the full email chain,” said Trump Jr. in one tweet, and then proceeded to reveal the information on the email exchange. He contacted a Russian lawyer who claimed to have damaging information on Clinton, but this lawyer has denied any involvement in tampering with U.S. elections.
“I never had any damaging or sensitive information about Hillary Clinton. It was never my intention to have that,” the lawyer said.
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