White House says Trump weighed in on son’s statement ‘as any father would’

President Donald Trump greets guests during an Aug. 1 event with small businesses in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. Photo by REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst – RTS1A0XX WASHINGTON — The White House is pushing back on a report that President Donald Trump dictated the July 8 statement in which his son, Donald Trump Jr., described a June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer. MORE: What we know — and what we don’t — about Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Russian...

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