In passing, Putin offered James Comey asylum in Russian Federation https://t.co/fPo3k4GQnd- The New York Times (@nytimes) 15 juin 2017 Putin said it was "strange" that, while still Federal Bureau of Investigation director, Comey had passed the contents of a conversation he had with Trump to the media via a friend. Putin remarked that Comey leaking conversations to the media regarding President Trump put Trump in a assailable position. He compared the leaks by the former FBI Director to those by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.
He then claimed that it was then-FBI Director James Comey who influenced the election in his opinion.
Putin, in a combative mood, said many heads of state around the world had told him of similar US meddling in their internal affairs. The Justice Department, FBI and Senate and House Intelligence committees are all investigating Russian election meddling as well as potential links between Trump and the Kremlin.
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"And if there's some kind of persecution, we would be ready to offer political asylum to Comey if he's persecuted in the U.S.", Putin went on to say.
Putin said the United States is not their enemy but expressed displeasure of Russian Federation being sanctioned throughout its history of partnering with the US.
Perhaps the biggest softball of the night came from one man who asked "What is the largest fish you have ever caught?", to which Putin replied "20 kilograms".
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"Turn a globe and point your finger anywhere, you will find American interests will lie there", he said.
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's national football team has a prominent critic ahead of the Confederations Cup - none other than Vladimir Putin. Snowden had leaked classified information about US intelligence and surveillance activities. "He should know that", he said sarcastically during the televised event.
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The call-in show, which first aired in 2001, lasts several hours and is popular, with Putin turning on the charm with plenty of jokes and witticisms, even if he is generally vague in his answers. "I have no doubt that we will work together and this work will be effective and beneficial for the Chinese and Russian people as well as the global economy".
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