As controversy continues to swirl around the 30-minute Phoenix meeting between former President Bill Clinton and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump weighed in on the issue.
“I am just, I’m flabbergasted by it. I think it’s amazing, I’ve never seen anything like that before,” the billionaire businessman told Fox News host Sean Hannity Thursday night.
Trump is not the first to criticize the impromptu meeting. Many people, on both sides of the aisle, have called out Lynch, who is overseeing an investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server, for agreeing to meet with the former commander in chief.
David Axelrod, former chief strategist to President Barack Obama, said, while he trusts the meeting was “primarily social,” as the attorney general said, the conversation was “foolish.” Conservative talker Rush Limbaugh wasn’t so easily trusting.
— David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) June 30, 2016
Limbaugh, as TheBlaze previously reported, believes the meeting was about Bill Clinton blackmailing Lynch, telling her to drop the email issue.
As for Trump, he told Hannity he did not even believe the meeting took place when he was first informed of it. In fact, he thought his staff was “joking” when they told him about the meet-up, which took place on Lynch’s plane when the two happened to meet at Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport.
“When I first heard that yesterday afternoon, I actually thought they were joking,” Trump said. “I thought the people that told me were, I said, ‘No way, it’s just no way that’s going to happen.’ And, it happened.”
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