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Watch Replay: Donald Trump Invites Russia To Hack More Hillary Clinton Emails

  • by: Alan Duke
  • (Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:19:51 Z)

Donald Trump invited Russian hackers to steal even more emails that might embarrass Hillary Clinton during a news conference in Florida Wednesday.

"Russia, if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing," Trump said. "I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press."

The GOP presidential nominee's unusual plea to Russia came amid suggestions that Russian President Putin was behind the theft and leak of Democratic Party emails this week in an effort to boost Trump's chances of winning.

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Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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