Fox News’ Abby Huntsman: Of Course People ‘Furious’ WH Even Considered Handing Americans Over to Putin


On Fox & Friends Weekend this morning, Abby Huntsman said o course it’s an outrage that the White House even briefly considered handing over any Americans to Russia.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders set off another firestorm this week by not immediately shutting down the idea the U.S. would consider letting Russia interrogate former ambassador Michael McFaul. It took a whole day for the White House to say they’re not going along with it. (Putin wants to go after Bill Browder too, but as Browder pointed out he is currently a British citizen.)

Huntsman––the daughter of America’s current ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman––discussed the issue with her Fox co-hosts, in a segment that focused a little more on Hillary Clinton‘s response:

They brought up the criticisms of that tweet from Benghazi hero Kris Paronto calling Clinton a hypocrite.

But Huntsman didn’t let the outrage this week go unremarked upon:

“I think a lot of people were scratching their head and frankly furious at the fact that the White House would even consider exchanging our own people t the Russian government. That should not even be something that crosses your mind.”

Co-host Pete Hegseth invoked Benghazi and Clinton again, but as Huntsman noted, “They both can be wrong.”

After the disastrous Trump-Putin presser this week, Huntsman tweeted this:

You can watch the clip above, via Fox News.

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