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- Russian President Vladimir Putin said he “couldn’t care less” that US law-enforcement officials accused Russian nationals and entities of meddling in the US election.
- “So what if they’re Russians,” Putin told NBC News’ Megyn Kelly in an interview that aired Friday night. “They do not represent the interests of the Russian state.”
- Special counsel Robert Mueller charged a notorious Russian “troll factory” and 13 Russian nationals last month with breaking US law and interfering in the 2016 presidential election.
- Putin fired back at those allegations last week, saying the underlying conduct did not violate Russian laws.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin brushed aside US accusations that Russian individuals and organizations had meddled in the 2016 US election to help boost Donald Trump and hamstring his political opponents.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
- Trump’s lawyers will reportedly grant Mueller an interview if he agrees to one of 2 conditions — both of which are unlikely
- Trump scrapped a $2 billion deal with the UAE days before the secret Seychelles meeting that Mueller now has his eyes on
- Susan Rice reportedly told the White House cyber team to ‘knock it off’ when they floated options to combat Russian meddling