December 14, 2017
Vladimir Putin has once again denied playing any part of a campaign to collude with President Trump or interfere with the 2016 presidential election.
— RFE/RL (@RFERL) December 14, 2017
In his annual press conference in Moscow, the Russian president insisted that any interactions his government had with Trump campaign officials were politically normal. He also said the notion of collusion is a fantasy to undermine Trump’s credibility, and all it does is damage the U.S.’ internal politics and international relationships.
“It’s all invented by those in opposition to Trump to make his work seem illegitimate,” said Putin. “Diplomatic representatives or even government officials hold meetings with all candidates and their teams.”
This article was posted: Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 9:21 am