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“I understand that he’s controversial,” Trump Jr. said. “I understand that he’s offended a lot of people, but I also understand he took on the establishment, and that’s the premier sin in American politics these days to do that.”

Trump Jr. described the president as a “counterpuncher” who is taking up the fight conservatives have neglected to do in the past.

“My father has been working tirelessly to bring back the American dream [for those] who’ve watched politicians with no business experience send that American dream abroad to countries that hate our guts,” he said on the show.

The president’s son has been a staunch defender of his father, denouncing Democrats, the media and even some Republicans for criticizing President Trump.

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