Donald Trump Jr. Just Liked a Tweet Blaming the Florida Shooting on the Russia investigation

“The FBI was too busy trying to undermine the president to bother with doing it’s freaking job”

Donald Trump Jr. is interviewed by host Sean Hannity on his Fox News Channel television program, in New York.Richard Drew/AP

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Special counsel Robert Mueller has investigated Trump Jr.’s Russian ties, including a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with a Russian lawyer. Emails setting up the meeting show the president’s son sought political opposition research on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Michael Flynn Jr., the son of former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who pled guilty to lying to the FBI about his conversations with Russia’s ambassador during the 2016 campaign, made a similar move on social media, retweeting a far-right activist’s tweet declaring “FBI incompetence.”

https://twitter.com/LauraLoomer/status/964114978809794561

Tuesday’s shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School killed 17 students and adults and left dozens more wounded.

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