PressTV-Trump cites Obama to escape Russia probe hassle

US President Donald Trump has cited his predecessor, Barack Obama, to suggest that Democrats are not really concerned about Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

The New York billionaire took to Twitter Tuesday to quote Obama’s remarks from a White House press conference in October 2016 amid mounting pressure against his administration over possible collusion with Russia.

“’There is no serious person out there who would suggest somehow that you could even rig America’s elections, there’s no evidence that that has happened in the past or that it will happen this time, and so I’d invite Mr. Trump to stop whining and make his case to get votes,’” he wrote in a tweet, citing Obama.

He further argued that Obama made such comments because he assumed that Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton would emerge victor.

“The President Obama quote just before election. That’s because he thought Crooked Hillary…

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