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Trump seizes on ‘fake news’ to battle Russia claims

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President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday fought to deflate the first major controversy he’s confronted since his victory, flashing his characteristic defiance, hyperbole and humor as he beat back unsubstantiated claims that Russia has compromising personal information on him. He admitted that he agreed with the intelligence community’s assessment that “it was Russia” that carried out the cyberattacks, but reserved his real anger for U.S.


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Transcript: Trump seizes on ‘fake news’ to battle Russia claims

President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday fought to deflate the first major controversy he’s confronted since his victory, flashing his characteristic defiance, hyperbole and humor as he beat back unsubstantiated claims that Russia has compromising personal information on him.

He admitted that he agreed with the intelligence community’s assessment that “it was Russia” that carried out the cyberattacks, but reserved his real anger for U.S.



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