During an exclusive interview with ABC’s George Stephanopolous, the president insisted that doing so was not an act of interference in our election but information.
“I think I’d take it. If I thought there was something wrong, I’d go maybe to the FBI. When you go and talk, honestly, to congressman, they all do it, they always have, and that’s the way it is. It’s called oppo research,” said Trump.
Members of both parties have criticized the president’s response.
Senator Blumenthal called on Congress Friday to pass his “Duty To Report” act.
Under The measure, federal campaigns, candidates and pacs would have to report offers of help from foreign nationals to the federal election commission and the FBI.
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