Trump Complains Don Jr. ‘Has Gone Through Hell’ Due To Russia Probe

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: President Donald Trump discusses Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election in the Rose Garden at the White House May 22, 2019 in Washington,... WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: President Donald Trump discusses Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election in the Rose Garden at the White House May 22, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump responded to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying he was engaged in a cover up. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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May 22, 2019 12:03 p.m.

President Donald Trump complained during an impromptu presser Wednesday that his son had “gone through hell” thanks to the Russia probe.

As Trump ranted about the special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, the President briefly turned his attention to the scrutiny Donald Trump Jr. faced over the two phone calls he made to several blocked numbers right before the infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting.

Trump Jr.’s calls were later reported to be to business associates, not his father, as was originally suspected.

“For a year I heard about phone calls went on to a special number unauthorized,” Trump said. “And it would have been my son, Don, who’s a good young man who has gone through hell.”

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