CNN’s Tapper: Trump Jr. Emails ‘Evidence of Willingness to Commit Collusion’

‘That is a willingness to work with the Russian government to get damaging information on Hillary Clinton’

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TAPPER: "Again, grain of salt when it comes to, to her story as well as anybody else’s who hasn’t been up front about this."
BOLDUAN: "So --"
TAPPER: "But it’s — it’s a staggering turn of events, and it’s rather momentous. This can’t just be — this can’t be dismissed as people out to get Donald J. Trump Jr. or fake news. This is evidence of willingness to commit collusion."
BOLDUAN: "This is --"
TAPPER: "That’s what this is on its face. Now, maybe there’s an explanation for it, and if that’s true, we can talk about that, but —"
BOLDUAN: "And we’ll report it."
TAPPER: "We’ll report it. But -- but somebody saying, the Russian government wants to help your dad with damping information on Hillary Clinton. And Donald Trump Jr. saying, I love it, and then taking the meeting; that is a willingness to work with the Russian government to get damaging information on Hillary Clinton, and as has been pointed out by several campaign veterans, Republican campaign veterans, that is not normal."

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