Weekend Reads Donald Trump Jr. defends father, attacks Comey as ex-FBI chief testifies

02:51  09 june  2017
02:51  09 june  2017 Source:   MSN

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Donald Trump Jr . is defending his father , who is uncharacteristically silent as James Comey testifies . While his father remains quiet — for now — during former FBI Director James Comey ’s testimony, Donald Trump Jr . is offering a stinging criticism of the man his dad fired.

Donald Trump Jr . is posting repeatedly during the closely watched testimony. He repeatedly defended his father and attacked Comey . WATCH LIVE: Former FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill.

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Donald Trump Jr. is posting repeatedly during the closely watched testimony. He repeatedly defended his father and attacked Comey.

Trump Jr. in particular seized on Comey's assertion that he interpreted the president's statement that he "hoped" the FBI would drop its probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. 

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He repeatedly defended his father and attacked Comey . Trump Jr . in particular seized on Comey 's assertion that he interpreted the president's statement that he "hoped" the FBI would drop its probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

Trump Jr . posted repeatedly during the closely watched testimony Thursday, defending his father and attacking Comey . Trump Jr . in particular seized on Comey 's assertion that he interpreted the president's statement that he "hoped" the FBI would drop its probe into former National Security

Trump Jr. tweeted "you would think a guy like Comey" would know the difference between "hoping and telling." 

He also cast doubt on all of Comey's testimony and said he should "have actually followed procedure."

Donald Trump Jr. and his brother Eric are now at the helm of their father's New York-based business.

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