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Trump hails son Don Jr for ‘transparency’ over Russia meeting

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his eldest son Don Jr -- who is under fire for his meeting with a Russian lawyer during last year's US presidential campaign -- and hailed his "transparency" for releasing emails about the talks. "My son is a high-quality person and I applaud his transparency," Trump said in a statement to reporters read by White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Donald Trump's eldest son released emails showing he embraced Russia's efforts to support his father's presidential…