President Trump clarified his comments Sunday on whether he believes Russia meddled in the U.S. 2016 presidential election, saying, “I believe in our intel agencies. I’ve worked with them very strongly.”
Trump had told reporters on Air Force One Saturday that he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin when he says he didn’t meddle in the election.
“What I said is, I believe [Putin] believes that,” Trump said at the press conference in Hanoi, Vietnam. “I believe that he feels that he and Russia did not meddle in the election. As to whether I believe it or not, I’m with our agencies, especially as currently constituted, with their leadership.”
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