Politics Fox News host defends Trump Jr.: I'd meet with the Devil for opposition research

14:31  17 july  2017
14:31  17 july  2017 Source:   The Hill

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To be a Fox News host you must have sold your soul to the devil years ago. All fine and well but for the simple fact this wasn't research . It was an agreement to shape policy to benefit Russia in return for hacking.

I ' d meet with the Devil for opposition research . The Fox News host also defended Trump Jr . against accusations that he had broken a law by setting up the meeting . “There is no law that says a campaign cannot accept information from a foreign government,” Pirro said.

Fox News host defends Trump Jr.: I'd meet with the Devil for opposition research© Provided by The Hill Fox News host defends Trump Jr.: I'd meet with the Devil for opposition research

Fox News host Jeanine Pirro defended Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 election who promised him damaging information on then-Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, saying she would have done the same thing.

"As someone who's run for office five times, if the Devil called me and said he wanted to set up a meeting to give me opposition research on my opponent, I'd be on the first trolley to Hell to get it," Pirro said Sunday on "Justice with Judge Jeanine."

"And any politician who tells you otherwise is a bald-faced liar."

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Fox News host defends Trump Jr .: I ' d meet with the Devil for opposition research . I Fox News host Jeanine Pirro defended Donald Trump Jr .’s meeting with a

The president said Trump Jr . was "transparent and innocent" and did a "good job" on Fox News ' Hannity on Spoiling a New York Times story in the works, Trump Jr . released emails concerning the meeting via his Twitter account. "For me this was opposition research ," Trump Jr . continued.

The Fox News host also defended Trump Jr. against accusations that he had broken a law by setting up the meeting.

"There is no law that says a campaign cannot accept information from a foreign government," Pirro said.

The Federal Election Campaign Act makes it illegal for any foreign national to contribute, donate, or spend funds on any election in the United States by any foreign national. That includes foreign governments, political parties, corporations and individuals with foreign citizenship.

Trump Jr.'s meeting with the Russian lawyer, which was also attended by White House senior adviser and President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort, took place at Trump Tower in June 2016.

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Emails released by Trump Jr. last week between him and music publicist Rob Goldstone, who acted as an intermediary to set up the meeting, said the information the Kremlin-connected lawyer "would incriminate Hillary and her dealings with Russia and would be very useful to your father."

"This is obviously very high level and sensitive information but is part of Russia and its government's support for Mr. Trump," Goldstone wrote.

"If it's what you say I love it especially later in the summer," Trump Jr. replied. He later forwarded the full email chain to Kushner and Manafort.

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