"I'd rather not say that, but you can think it all happened and it happened during my administration," Trump Fox News told Steve Hilton when he asked for a report he personally approved for a cyber attack on Russia during the time. midterms.
When he pressed why he didn't talk about it, Trump said "because they don't like me talking, saying intelligence," please don't talk intelligence, "you sometimes know, intelligence is good and sometimes you look at Comey, and you look at Brennan and you look at Clapper, and I will believe in that intelligence? I never believe that intelligence. "
The Security Council did not respond to a CNN request for comment on what specifically the President referred.
"No one has been harder in Russia than I am," Trump said as a critic that he is just a puppet of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Posten reported officials said that Trump gave its approval to the general operation aimed at stopping Russia from interfering with an American election.