Trump Insists Russian Hackers ‘Probably Liked Hillary Clinton Better than Me’
During a press opportunity in Scottsdale, AZ on Friday, President Donald Trump was asked about the indictment of a Russian national accused of influencing the election.
Trump promptly suggested that it had nothing do with his campaign, and if anything, the hackers probably liked Hillary Clinton more.
“Nothing to do with my campaign,” Trump said. “All the hackers, and all of the everybody that you see, nothing to do with my campaign. If they are hackers, a lot of them probably liked Hillary Clinton better than me. Now they do. Now they do. But you know, they go after some hacker in Russia, oh, had nothing to do with my campaign.”
Trump’s comments come on the same day as the Justice Department indicted a woman for interference in the midterm elections.
Elena Khusyaynova was charged with sowing discord in the United States by pushing misinformation on divisive political issues. It is the first case of a foreign national being indicted for interfering in the upcoming midterms.
Watch above, via Fox Business Network.
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