According to a Russian Sputnik news agency on the 16th, Eric Trump, the second son of former U.S. President Trump and executive vice president of the Trump Group, once again talked about the “Russia Gate” investigation in an interview, while also pointing out the political naivety of his family. Eric helped his father run in both the 2016 and 2020 election cycles.
In April 2019, U.S. Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller issued a “Russia Gate” investigation report saying that although several members of President Trump’s campaign in 2016 had several contacts with relevant members of the Russian government, there was not enough direct evidence to support Trump’s “collusion” with Russia. Control. At the same time, both the Kremlin and the Trump camp also denied the so-called “collusion”.
In an interview with former U.S. football player Jay Cutler’s podcast, Eric Trump refuted his father’s “collusion” with the Russian government in the 2016 campaign, which made the results of the U.S. presidential election more favorable to Trump. He asserted, “We are not smart enough to collude with Russia.”
Eric said on the program: “We talk from the bottom of our hearts every place we go. We are not that smart enough to collude. But from the moment we got involved in politics, impeachment (for President Trump) began, and they wanted to drive us out.
Speaking of the campaign in 2016, Eric said: “We have no idea what we are doing. We don’t even understand what a party representative is. He added, “I once said to a young staff member, ‘Hey, can you tell me what a caucus meeting is?’ Because I didn’t know what I was going to do at that time.”