Trump: If Offered Dirt By Foreign Government On 2020 Rival
Trump: If Offered Dirt By Foreign Government On 2020 Rival, ‘I Think I’d Take It’
President Trump says he might accept dirt from another country on his potential Democratic rivals if offered, raising new questions and concerns about foreign influence on American elections.
“It’s not an interference, they have information — I think I’d take it,” Trump said. “If I thought there was something wrong, I’d go maybe to the FBI — if I thought there was something wrong.”
Trump made the comments in an Oval Office interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, after being pressed about the Trump Tower meeting in June 2016 with Russians and Trump officials. Ahead of that meeting, which former special counsel Robert Mueller probed, the Trump campaign was offered damaging information on Trump’s opponent, Hillary Clinton.