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What does "In the case of Don, he listened." mean?
Does it mean Don Jr. just listened to the other party without actively arguing about something???

While this was the clearest and most direct acknowledgment by the President about the reason why his son, Donald Trump Jr., accepted the meeting with the Russian lawyer, Trump has made similar statements in the past.

Trump first acknowledged during a July 2017 news conference in Paris that his son was aiming to get dirt on his presidential opponent during the previous summer's meeting at Trump Tower.

"I think from a practical standpoint, most people would have taken that meeting. It's called opposition research, or even research into your opponent," Trump said. "In the case of Don, he listened."

Days later, he tweeted: "Most politicians would have gone to a meeting like the one Don Jr. attended in order to get info on an opponent. That's politics!"

Still, Trump's latest tweet is a stark acknowledgment that his son took a meeting with a Russian lawyer he believed would provide him with "dirt" on Clinton from the Russian government.

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