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Spicer: Trump Believes Russia ‘Probably Was Involved’ in Election Interference

During today’s off-camera press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters that President Trump believes Russia was “probably” involved in election interference, and other nations were potentially involved as well:

“The statement that he made in January is consistent with what he said the other day, which is that he believes that Russia probably was involved, potentially some other countries as well could have been equally involved––or could have been involved, not equally. And he stands by the statements that he made in January.”

In recent days, President Trump has been critical of the Obama administration after that big Washington Post report last Friday on how they responded to the Russia threat (and one senior official’s lamentation that they “choked.”)

Spicer brought up the concerns of Democrat Adam Schiff yesterday and said there seems to be some “hypocrisy” on the part of the Obama administration.

Spicer reiterated these remarks after the following tweets from the President this weekend:

You can listen above, via CNN.

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