‘What Was Hillary Clinton’s Role?’: Spicer Wonders Why No Concern About Hillary/Russia Collusion

During today’s White House press briefing — which was occurring while the House Intelligence Committee was holding a hearing on Russian election interference — White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked about President Donald Trump’s tweet this morning seemingly accusing Hillary Clinton of having ties to Russia.

“Is he under the impression that the Clinton campaign had inappropriate contact with Russia during the election?” One America News’s Trey Yingst asked.

After answering Yingst’s first question about Trump slamming the DNC for not being forthright with the FBI regarding the hacks of their servers, Spicer then went onto the Clinton issue.

“There is a whole second set of concerns here in terms of what was Hillary Clinton’s role,” the press sec exclaimed. “When you look at the Obama history… the Obama administration and the Clinton…the Clinton involvement with Russia in terms of donations that the Clinton received from Russian entities, the idea that they sold off tremendous amount of the uranium to the Russian government, and yet where was the concern for that?”

Bringing up Clinton signing off on a uranium deal with Russia when she was Secretary of State, Spicer wondered aloud, “What did they get?”

Watch the exchange above, via CNN.

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