Hillary Clinton: Donald Trump Jr.’s justification for Russia meeting an ‘absurd lie’ – Donald Trump Sucks

Hillary Clinton: Donald Trump Jr.’s justification for Russia meeting an ‘absurd lie’ – Donald Trump Sucks



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Hillary Clinton on Wednesday weighed in on Donald Trump Jr.’s
recent statement that he accepted a June 2016 meeting with a
Russian lawyer because he believed she had damaging information
that could help him assess
Clinton’s “fitness” and “qualifications” for office
.

“It’s ridiculous,” Clinton
said on NBC’s “Today” show
. “It’s another absurd lie to cover
up what really was going on, which I hope we finally uncover and
understand.”

Trump Jr. testified last week for five hours before the Senate
Judiciary Committee behind closed doors to discuss the meeting he
held at Trump Tower last summer with Russian lawyer
Natalia Veselnitskaya.

“To the extent they had information concerning the fitness,
character, or qualifications of a presidential candidate, I
believed that I should at least hear them out,” Trump Jr. wrote
in a statement provided to the committee before his testimony.

“Depending on what, if any, information they had, I could then
consult with counsel to make an informed decision as to whether
to give it further consideration,” said the statement, which was
obtained by
The New York Times
.

The rationale was a departure from the initial statement Trump
Jr. had given after news surfaced of the Russia meeting. He had
initially said he met with the Russian lawyer
primarily to discuss a program
regarding the adoption of
Russian children.

Clinton gave several major interviews on Tuesday and Wednesday to
tout her book “What Happened,” which was released the previous
day and details the events…

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