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Hillary Clinton: "Serious people" know difference between dossier and Trump-Russia meetings

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Hillary Clinton is defending her campaign's role in the infamous dossier on Trump. In an interview on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah last night, Clinton claimed they merely paid for legal opposition research, which was initially started by a Republican donor.

Throwback: Donald Trump Jr. had also claimed that his meeting in Trump Tower with a Russian lawyer was only "opposition research," but Hillary said that her actions were different and approved by her campaign lawyer. Clinton said that Trump "had to know that people were making outreach to Russians, to the highest levels of the Kremlin, in order to help him, to hurt me, but more importantly to sow this divisiveness."