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Trump Explains Russia Hacking Comments: I Was ‘Being Sarcastic’

TrumpAfter directly addressing the nation of Russia during a press conference Wednesday and asking them to try and discover Hillary Clinton‘s missing emails, Donald Trump indicated during an interview Thursday morning that he was only “being sarcastic.”

Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade read for Trump a comment from the Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook in response to his press conference: “This is a national security issue now. The idea that you would have any American calling for a foreign power to commit espionage in the United States for the purposes of somehow changing an election, we’re now in national security space.”

“You have to be kidding,” Trump said in response. “His client, his person deleted 33,000 e-mails illegally. You look at that, and when I’m being sarcastic –”

“Are you being sarcastic?” Kilmeade asked.

“Of course I’m being sarcastic,” responded Trump.

Watch above, via Fox News.

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