McCaskill Dodges When Asked About Clinton Foundation Russian Uranium Deal

Wednesday on CNN’s “New Day,” Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), a supporter of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, was asked by host Chris Cuomo about the alleged indiscretions of the Clinton Foundation, some of which have been laid out in Breitbart editor at large Peter Schweizer’s book “Clinton Cash.” In particular, Cuomo focused on a series of events in the lead up to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton approving the transfer of half of U.S. uranium output (20 percent of all U.S. uranium) to the Russian government in 2010. McCaskill responded by pointing to presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s business dealings and past statements, but not by addressing Cuomo’s specific question head on. Partial transcript as follows: CUOMO: Well, but obviously as always as you’re talking about Trump character counts, and another point of attack will the Clinton Global Initiative, whether it’s why the tax returns were misstated and what that means, what deals Bill Clinton was making with Russia and uranium, what kind of shady nations were able to give a lot of money to that foundation while Clinton was the secretary of state. These are real concerns. Do you think that you have real answers? MCCASKILL: Well, I think that the