Putin: 'I didn't even really talk' to Flynn during dinner

Putin: 'I didn't even really talk' to Flynn during dinner

Lawmakers should get the chance to hear from fired FBI Director James Comey - and President Donald Trump "is better served by getting all this information out". "Have you all lost your sense over there?"

Kelly also attempted to ask Putin directly about Russian interference with the U.S.'s 2016 presidential elections, but the Russian president was similarly dismissive.

According to TV Line, Vladimir Putin told Megyn Kelly that hundreds of representatives from American companies visited Russian Federation, adding "Do you think we're gathering compromising information on all of them right now or something?"

Putin suggested that skilled hackers anywhere, including the US, could shift the blame for hacking onto Russian Federation.

WaPo cites USA officials who were briefed on intelligence gathered from intercepted Russian communications and admits that intelligence could be Russian disinformation. Kelly also moderated a panel at the International Economic Forum that included Putin.

"I haven't seen, even once, any direct proof of Russian interference in the presidential election in the United States", he said.

Before announcing her exit from Fox in January, Kelly said her dream job would be "a little Charlie Rose, a little Oprah, and a little me". Putin, a former KGB spy, said. He then suggested that hackers from within the United States could also have been responsible, and used Russian Federation as a fall guy. During the interview, Putin tried to dismiss the evidence by claiming that the United States has a history of meddling in foreign elections.

A widely circulated December 2015 photo shows the Putin and Flynn sitting next to each other at the dinner celebrating Russian TV network RT. I just greeted him and sat down next to him.

"I will tell you something that you probably already know". "They can be in Russian Federation, in Asia... even in America, Latin America".

Vladimir Putin has denied interfering in the United States presidential election as he counter argued that it was actually American officials who were the ones trying to influence other countries' electoral processes.

"Could you accept that?" He also said that they very easily calculated some aspects and concluded the result against Russian Federation. Can you imagine something like that?

In a move right out of Kellyanne Conway's book, he then deflected by conflating those accusations with the conspiracy theory that the US government was involved in President John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963.

Interviewer Megyn Kelly pressed Mr Putin on whether he has any dossier or embarrassing dirt on the USA president that could be used to blackmail him.

Despite the Russian president's nonchalant approach to the probe and possible outcome, the House Intelligence Committee has already issued a subpoena to Flynn, asking him for any documents showing his business ties and seeking testimony from the former adviser.

Asked whether "you have something damaging on our president?"

The question triggered an avalanche of critical comments, some questioning Megyn Kelly's IQ.

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