I joined Cyril Vanier on CNN on Monday to explain Donald Trump’s effective admission, via Twitter, that his top advisors — including his son Donald Trump Jr. — hosted three Kremlin-linked envoys in June 2016 to discuss the provision of material damaging Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

The chat also takes apart the Trump camp’s defense that “collusion is not a crime” — “this is talking to a hostile foreign power about intervention in an election and that is illegal”:

Donald Trump is covering his backside, but I’m not sure that cover is going to last for long.

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We also consider Trump’s attempt to push aside the issue by declaring journalists as “the enemy of the American people”.

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