Trump: “I Hope Russia Has All 33,000 Emails That Hillary Deleted”
In yet another statement that is certain to spark outrage among Democrats, moments ago Donald Trump said he hopes that Russian hackers accused of breaching the DNC have obtained the tens of thousands of emails that Hillary Clinton deleted from her private email server, and that they will release them.
“If they hacked, they probably have her 33,000 emails. I hope they do,” Trump told reporters on Wednesday at a press conference at his Miami-area hotel, adding that “I wish I had that power. I’d love to have that power” to orchestrate the alleged email hack and leak.
“They probably have her 33,000 emails that she lost and deleted. You’d see some beauties, so we’ll see.”
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He went on to address Russia directly: “”Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 [Clinton] emails that are missing,” Trump said at a press conference. “I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press. Let’s see if that happens. That’ll be nice.”
He continued: “Russia has no respect for our country. And that’s why, if it is Russia, nobody even knows it’s Russia, it was probably China. … It shows how weak we are. It shows how disrespected we are.”