Trump: I Never Said Russia Didn’t Meddle In Election

President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address before members of Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday night. Must credit: Washington Post photo by Toni L. Sandys

President Trump on Sunday claimed he never said Russia didn’t meddle in the 2016 presidential race, noting the Russian “hoax” was that his campaign colluded with Russia.

“I never said Russia did not meddle in the election, I said ‘it may be Russia, or China or another country or group, or it may be a 400 pound genius sitting in bed and playing with his computer,’ ” Trump tweeted.

“The Russian ‘hoax’ was that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia – it never did!”

His comments come after 13 Russian nationals and three Russian groups were charged with multiple counts of attempting to interfere in the 2016 election.

Read more at The Hill.




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