Trump: "An Asset Not A Liability" If Putin Likes Me; Does Anybody Really Think Hillary Would Be Tougher On Russia?

Real Clear PoliticsPolitics Jan 11, 2017


CNBC's John Harwood asks Donald Trump about accusations that the Russian government has "compromising" information on him, and the threat of Russian hacking. "If Putin likes Donald Trump, I consider that an asset, not a liability. Because we have a horrible relationship with Russia. Russia can help us fight ISIS," Trump said. "I don't know that I'm going to get along with Vladimir Putin," he said. "I hope I do. But there's a good chance I won't. And if I don't, do you honestly believe that Hillary would be tougher on Putin than me? Does anybody in this room really believe that? Give me a break." JOHN HARWOOD, CNBC: Did the head of the intelligence agencies provide you with the two-page summary of these unsubstantia Read full coverage

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