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US NewsTrump says ‘I’d take it’ if Russia again offered dirt on opponent

08:35  13 june  2019
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WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Wednesday that there would be nothing wrong with accepting incriminating information about an election opponent from Russia or other foreign governments, and that he saw no reason to call the FBI if it were to happen again.

“It’s not an interference,” he said in an interview with ABC News. “They have information — I think I’d take it.” He would call the FBI only “if I thought there was something wrong.”

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“You don’t understand Donald Trump ,” Stone recalled saying before rejecting the offer at a Greenberg is a colorful figure, who has associated with Hollywood producers here and in Russia Despite any evidence, Stone and Caputo have taken the supposed FBI connection and run with it

His comments put him at odds not only with Democratic candidates who have made a point of forswearing help from foreign governments as they seek their party’s nomination but also with FBI director Christopher Wray, who has said politicians in such circumstances should call his agency.

Trump says ‘I’d take it’ if Russia again offered dirt on opponent © Evan Vucci/Associated Press President Donald Trump spoke to reporters before departing for a trip to Iowa on June 11 on the South Lawn. “I don’t think in my whole life I’ve ever called the FBI. In my whole life,” Trump said. “You don’t call the FBI. You throw somebody out of your office, you do whatever you do. . . . Give me a break — life doesn’t work that way.”

When the interviewer, noted that the FBI director had said a candidate should call, Trump replied, “The FBI director is wrong.”

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Trump Jr. said he met with Kremlin-linked lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya after she claimed to possess damaging information about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump ’s Democratic When a Russian agent calls to offer dirt on a political opponent , a loyal American will call the FBI.

One of Trump ’s lawyers, Jay Sekulow, appeared on ABC News’s This Week on Sunday to muddy the waters even further. In a Twitter tirade while on vacation in New Jersey, Trump again referred to the news media as “Fake But he took it a step further by claiming that journalists “can also cause War!”

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Trump says ‘I’d take it’ if Russia again offered dirt on opponent
During the 2016 campaign, his son Donald Trump Jr. — along with Jared Kushner, the future president’s son-in-law, and Paul Manafort, then his campaign chairman — met with a Kremlin-connected lawyer after being told she would have “dirt” on Hillary Clinton as “part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump.”

The president has previously defended the decision to take the meeting on the grounds that any campaign would listen to opposition research, even from a foreign adversary. Robert Mueller, the special counsel, concluded in his report that Russia made a concerted effort to help Trump get elected, but he established no illegal conspiracy.

Trump says ‘I’d take it’ if Russia again offered dirt on opponent © Thomson Reuters When pressed during the interview, Trump allowed that maybe he would call the FBI but only after listening to the incriminating information first.

“I think maybe you do both,” he said, adding: “There’s nothing wrong with listening. If somebody called from a country, Norway, ‘we have information on your opponent’ — oh, I think I’d want to hear it.”

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