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Donald Trump dismissed emails in which his son embraced an offer of Russian support for his presidential campaign, reverting to flat denials of any ties to Moscow and calling investigations of such ties a “witch hunt”.

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The president tweeted a day after Donald Trump Jr appeared on Fox to explain having jumped at the chance to catch Russian dirt on Clinton. Trump Jr called the meeting a “bait-and-switch” and said there was no dirt after all.

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