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Don Lemon on Donald Trump Jr.: ‘Why Should Any of Us Believe’ Him?

CNN’s Don Lemon kicked off his show by slamming Donald Trump Jr. and the Trump White House for the latest developments surrounding his meeting with a Russian lawyer last year.

“You have to admit the irony of it all,” he began. “Here we are talking about emails; not hers, but his. Donald Trump- not Senior but Junior.”

He pointed to Trump Jr.’s newly released emails as proof that people close to President Trump were “ready and willing to work with the Russians” during the election to hurt Hillary Clinton.

Lemon then played a brief clip from Sean Hannity’s interview with Trump Jr. where the Fox News host asked him if he told his father anything about the meeting, to which Jr. responded, “It was such a nothing, there’s nothing to tell.”

“So let me ask everybody at home this,” Lemon reacted. “Why should you, why should any of us believe that? This interview is like his- I think fifth attempt to defend the indefensible. Don Jr. is the latest person in the president’s orbit to mislead you, the American people, about their contacts with Russia.”

He then listed off Gen. Michael Flynn, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Jared Kushner, and Trump Jr. to prove his point.

Lemon went on to say that he has no idea where the investigation will go, but the president and his supporters called it “fake news” and a “witch hunt,”

“Pa-lease! It’s time to end that garbage,” Lemon exclaimed. “Read the emails and ask yourself, ‘Who do you believe, the people who have misled you over and over and over, or do you believe in your own lying eyes.”

Watch the clip above, via CNN.

 

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