Katy Tur: Of Course Trump Cast Doubt on Russian Meddling, He Said It ‘Over and Over’

‘It is simply not believable because it is simply not true’

Katy Tur: Of Course Trump Cast Doubt on Russian Meddling, He Said It ‘Over and Over’ (Mediaite)

“Unbelievable,” Tur said. “It is simply not believable because it is simply not true. Donald Trump has been doubting Russian meddling since the primaries back in 2016. I know this because I heard it over and over.”

She walked through all the public comments Trump has made, particularly what he said to Time Magazine in December 2016:

For reasons that remain unclear, Trump still refuses to acknowledge the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusion that Putin’s agencies were responsible for stealing the Democratic National Committee and Clinton campaign emails released on WikiLeaks. “I don’t believe it. I don’t believe they interfered,” Trump says. Asked if he thought the conclusion of America’s spies was politically driven, Trump says, “I think so.”

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