Fox's Jason Chaffetz: The Trump administration deserves “a lot of credit for openness and transparency”

Chaffetz tells Republicans to defend Trumps by pivoting to the Clintons: “Every time the Democrats say they need to call up Jared Kushner or Donald Trump Jr., then call up Chelsea Clinton”

From the July 24 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends

STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): When you walked in we talked a little bit about the fact that Jared Kushner has released 11 pages of testimony he is going to deliver before Congress later this week. And you said, regarding Jared Kushner, Republicans need to grow a backbone. 

JASON CHAFFETZ: Yeah, Republicans need to get a backbone. Every time the Democrats say they need to call up Jared Kushner or Donald Trump Jr., then call up Chelsea Clinton. Call up the Clintons. There we have an inspector general who issues a report stating an actual crime. You have Bill Clinton, the former president, taking millions and millions of dollars from countries that Hillary Clinton, who is then going in and doing business. So every time a Democrat says I got to talk to Donald Trump Jr., go up and bring Chelsea Clinton in there, because she was involved in the Benghazi situation. She was involved with the [Clinton] Foundation. I mean, when I tried as the chairman of the [House] Oversight Committee to bring in Ben Rhodes to talk about the Iran situation, nobody knows what the deal with Iran was. They claimed executive privilege. I think the Trumps need to actually get a lot of credit for openness and transparency. They didn't delete their emails, they provided their emails. When they wanted to talk to them, they said you can talk to us. And yet, when we did the same thing with the Democrats they gave us a stiff arm every single step of the way. 


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