Donald Jr's phone line cuts as he is asked about Russia meeting

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Donald Jr's phone line disconnected on conservative radio host Laura Ingraham's show on Monday just as she was asking him about his Tower meeting with Russians.  

The President's eldest son experienced the technical difficulties during the interview with Ingraham just a day after admitted in a tweet that his son met with a Kremlin-connected lawyer back in 2016 to collect information about

Ingraham was questioning Jr on the contradictory reports regarding his controversial Tower meeting when the line dropped out.

'You want any comments on that Donnie because they're hitting you on that for contradictions. I mean, they're calling it worse than contradictions obviously,' she said.

Donald Jr's phone line disconnected on conservative radio host Laura Ingraham's show on Monday just as she was asking him about his Tower meeting with Russians

Jr could be then heard saying, 'Hello?'.

'Donnie, what is your reaction to all that?' Ingraham asked again. 

Several seconds passed before Ingraham said: 'Hey Donnie, you there?'

'We're going to see if we could reconnect with Donald Jr. on all this, because we can't seem to hear him,' Ingraham told her listeners. 'We don't know where he went.'

Ingraham went on speaking before Jr eventually called back, saying: 'Somehow you got cut off - they started playing the recording and then it got cut off.'  

Jr went on to blame the Democrats and cable news outlets for blowing the meeting with the Kremlin-connected lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, out of proportion. 

President appeared to change his story about the 2016 meeting, which is pivotal to the special counsel's investigation, when he put out the tweet that Don Jr had met with lawyer to collect information about his political opponent. 

It comes just a day after Trump admitted in a tweet that his son met with a Kremlin-connected lawyer back in 2016 to collect information about Hillary Clinton 

It comes just a day after admitted in a tweet that his son met with a Kremlin-connected lawyer back in 2016 to collect information

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