Trump 'weighed in' on son's statement, White House says

Sarah Sanders said the president "certainly didn't dictate" the first statement issued by Donald Trump Jr. about his meeting with a Russian lawyer.
1:23 | 08/01/17

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Transcript for Trump 'weighed in' on son's statement, White House says
The statement that Don junior issued is true. There's no inaccuracy in the statement the president weighed in as any father would based on the limited information that he had. This is all discussion frankly of no consequence. There was no follow up it was disclosed to the proper parties which is how the New York Times found out about it to begin where. Democrats continue to use this as a PR stunt and are doing everything they can to keep this story alive and in the papers every single day. The president the American people they voted America first not Russia folk first and that's the focus of our administration. John. Three went for an. He didn't he certainly didn't dictate that you know he. Might asset displayed and offered suggestions like any father had been. I don't know what you see just. It was here where it's time. That's Dunn junior had a meeting that was based on the pretext that he was he promised information that was negative about Hillary. Suggested that this statement we see it in my meeting was primarily about. Like I said the statement that was issue was true in Arnault inaccuracies in this statement I think what the bigger question is everybody wants to try to make this story about this leading the only thing I see misleading as the years worth of stories. That have been fueling a false narrative about this Russia collusion. And face up phony scale based on anonymous sources.

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