Eric Trump came to his brother's defense on Tuesday after Donald Trump Jr. released an email chain about a meeting he set up during the 2016 campaign with a Russian lawyer who claimed to have damaging information about on Hillary Clinton.
"This is the EXACT reason they viciously attack our family! They can't stand that we are extremely close and will ALWAYS support each other," Eric Trump wrote on Twitter.
This is the EXACT reason they viciously attack our family! They can't stand that we are extremely close and will ALWAYS support each other. https://t.co/1f7JqxScMr— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) July 11, 2017
Eric Trump shared in his tweet a video of British politician Nigel Farage coming to Trump Jr.'s defense.
"Donald Jr. is pretty much the best public supporter of his father that there is in the business and he's done nothing wrong at all and certainly nothing wrong compared to some of the things Hilary was accused of in the campaign," Farage said.
on Twitter a series of emails with Rob Goldstone who set up a meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya and offered to give the Trump campaign dirt on Hillary Clinton.
President Trump called his son a "high-quality person" and applauded his transparency in a statement read by White House deputy press secretary Sarah Sanders.