Trump Suggests Russia Didn’t Meddle in Elections Ahead of Summit With Putin


President Donald Trump has been on a Twitter spree this morning, focusing his ire on the Russia investigation — but also parroting Vladimir Putin‘s talking point that the Kremlin did not meddle in the 2016 election.

The president targeted FBI agent Peter Strzok, who sat for a 10 hour closed-door congressional hearing yesterday. Strzok has expressed clear disdain for Trump in his communications with his lover, Lisa Page, so he undoubtedly faced a lot of questions about the possibility that his bias tainted his work on the Hillary Clinton email investigation and the beginning of Robert Mueller‘s Russia probe.

Indications suggest Strzok argued that his political preferences did not corrupt the FBI, though he also refused to answer many of the questions he was asked. Naturally, this gave Trump a chance to start off his morning by doing what he loves most: calling the investigations into his campaign a rigged “witch hunt.”

Trump wasn’t done there. He’s trashing the FBI as a whole while more or less saying he believes Vladimir Putin over the US intelligence community. This comes as the White House lays out plans for Trump to hold a summit with the Russian leader in the near future.

Oh, and if you were wondering whether Trump is watching Fox & Friends again today:

UPDATE: He’s still going.

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