Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox and Friends.” Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said his comments urging Russia to hack into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s email were “sarcastic.”
[Relevant portion at 3:45]
Partial transcript as follows:
TRUMP: You have to be kidding. 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..
KILMEADE: You’re being sarcastic.
TRUMP: Of course I’m being sarcastic. The real problem is what was said on those e-mails from the Democratic national committee. You take a look at what was said, it’s disgraceful. It’s disgraceful.They talk about religion, talk about race, all sorts of things including women. What they said on the e-mails was a disgrace.
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