Trump: I Was Being ‘Sarcastic’ Calling On Russia To Find Hillary’s Emails [VIDEO]


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Donald Trump clarified his call for Russia to help “find” Hillary Clinton’s 30,000 deleted emails, insisting that when he made the comment he was being “sarcastic.”

Appearing on Fox News’s “Fox & Friends” with Brian Kilmeade on Thursday, Trump was asked to respond to Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook’s statement which said, “This is a national security issue now and the idea that you’d have any American calling for a foreign power to commit espionage in the U.S. for the purpose of somehow changing an election, I think, that we’re now in a national security space.” (RELATED: Krauthammer: Trump’s Russia Comment ‘Set A Trap That The Clinton Campaign Fell Right Into’ [VIDEO])

Trump said, “His client, his person deleted 33,000 e-mails illegally. You look at that. And when I’m being sarcastic with something, First of all–” (RELATED: Trump: I Hope Russia Is Able To ‘Find’ Hillary’s 30,000 Deleted Emails [VIDEO])

Kilmeade interrupted, “You’re being sarcastic?”

“Of course I’m being sarcastic,” Trump said. “And they don’t even know frankly if it’s Russia. They have no idea if it’s Russia, if it’s China, if it’s somebody else. Who knows who it is. But you have 33,000 emails deleted and the real problem is what was said on those emails from the Democratic National Committee. You take a look at what was said on those emails, it’s disgraceful. It’s disgraceful. They talk about religion, they talk about race, they talk about all sorts of things including women. And what they said on those emails is a disgrace and they are just trying to deflect from that.”


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