'My Son Is a High-Quality Person.' President Trump Defends Embattled Trump Jr.

Jul 11, 2017

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., is "a high-quality person," and he applauds "his transparency."

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders read a brief statement from the president Tuesday in response to revelations that Trump Jr. agreed to hear damaging information on Hillary Clinton as part of the Russian government's effort to help his father.

Trump Jr. posted his emails with publicist Rob Goldstone on Twitter Tuesday. The emails with Goldstone show that Trump Jr. was told that the Russian government had information that could "incriminate" Clinton and her dealings with Russia.

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