When asked on Christmas what Russian President Vladimir Putin might have said to convince him that Ukraine, and not Russia, interfered in the 2016 election, President Donald Trump lashed out and dodged away.
“You’re putting words in somebody’s mouth,” Trump retorted, per New York Magazine. “Who are you referring to? Me? I never said anything about it. I never said a thing about it. All right, any other questions?”
The reporter’s question came from a Washington Post report in which multiple former White House officials confirmed that Putin fanned the flames of the conspiracy theory.
Many of those officials pointed to a meeting …read more