Earlier today, Donald Trump called on Vladimir Putin and the Russians to hack into the emails of Hillary Clinton and release 33,000 emails previously deleted while she was Secretary of the State. Many are calling the statement treasonous. Others are just like, WTF, Trump? Can you not just, like, shut up for one day?
In the last couple of hours, we were able to reach out to various Republican leaders — all of whom are on record as endorsing Trump — to get their reactions to Trump’s latest controversial statement.
Senator Mitch McConnell
Arizona Senator John McCain
Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan
Vice Presidential Nominee Mike Pence
Ohio Senator Rob Portman
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley