President Trump declared angrily on Thursday that he was the victim of a witch hunt, and all but contradicted his deputy attorney general on the firing of the F.B.I. director, in an extensive denial of any collusion between his campaign and Russia. Mr. Trump used a chaotic White House news conference with Colombia’s leader to directly confront a weeklong barrage of criticism and questions in a political storm that he said was dividing the nation. He also conspicuously distanced himself from aides like his former national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, in repeating his ...
Trump denies collusion with Russia, calls special counsel a 'witch hunt'
He also distanced himself from aides like his former national security adviser, Michael T Flynn
Mark Landler | NYT Last Updated at May 19, 2017 10:07 IST