President Donald Trump complained during an impromptu presser Wednesday that his son had “gone through hell” thanks to the Russia probe.
As Trump ranted about the special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, the President briefly turned his attention to the scrutiny Donald Trump Jr. faced over the two phone calls he made to several blocked numbers right before the infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting.
Trump Jr.’s calls were later reported to be to business associates, not his father, as was originally suspected.
“For a year I heard about phone calls went on to a special number unauthorized,” Trump said. “And it would have been my son, Don, who’s a good young man who has gone through hell.”
Trump complains that Don Jr. has "gone through hell" during Russia probe pic.twitter.com/lVaCZTmJhh
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