Russians hacked Hillary Clinton the day Donald Trump invited them to

It was one of the more outlandish statements in a campaign replete with them: In a news conference in July 2016, Donald J Trump made a direct appeal to Russia to hack Hillary Clinton’s emails and make them public. “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing,” Trump said, referring to emails Clinton had deleted from the private account she had used when she was secretary of state.

“I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press.” As.

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