Trump Fumes Over Don Jr. Subpoena From GOP-Led Senate Committee: ‘I Was Very Surprised’
President Donald Trump went on an extensive monologue on Thursday as he responded to the subpoena compelling his son to testify before Congress.
During an impromptu Q&A at a White House event on medical billing, the president was asked for his thoughts on the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaing Donald Trump Jr. to face questions on Trump Tower Moscow and his previous testimony about his 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer. Trump said “I was very surprised” with the Committee — as well as chairman Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC). He added, “my son is very good person,” and “the last thing he needs is Washington, D.C.”
From there, Trump embarked on a rambling tangent about the “phony dossier” from Fusion GPS before slamming the “fake news” for reporting on his son’s calls to an unknown number around the time of the meeting. Trump finished by claiming, “my son was totally exonerated by [Robert] Mueller,” saying he knew nothing of the Trump Tower meeting, and that “I’m pretty surprised” by the subpoena.
Watch above, via Fox News.
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