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Trump Jr. on memo: There’s definitely a bit of revenge for me and my family

President Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., said on Saturday that the release of the GOP memo alleging surveillance abuses at the Department of Justice serves as revenge for him and his family by holding FBI officials accountable.

“There is a little bit of sweet revenge in it for me and certainly probably the family in a sense that if they wouldn’t have done this, this stuff would be going on. This would be going on at the highest levels of government,” Trump Jr. said on Fox News, referring to the allegations in the memo. “They’d be continuing doing it to my father, trying to undermine his actions.” 

{mosads}Trump Jr. went on to say he wanted the probe into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia’s election meddling to come to an end soon. 

“Come to a conclusion already because you’ve been looking for two years, you’ve come up with nothing other than their own nefarious actions and their own collusions,” he said. 

The memo, drafted by staff for House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), was released on Friday shortly after the president signed off on its release. 

The document accuses Justice Department officials of improperly using information from the so-called Steele dossier to obtain surveillance warrants on Trump’s former campaign adviser Carter Page. 

Republicans say the release sheds light on what they say is bias in the FBI, though Democrats and intelligence officials say it poses a national security risk.

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