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Trump says 'never worked for Russia,' slams 'big fat hoax'

Trump's comments to reporters at the White House followed a report that said the president has kept his top aides in the dark about his private conversations with the Russian leader

AFP | PTI  |  Washington 

Russian President Vladimir Putin makes a statement as US President Donald Trump looks on at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. Photo: AP/PTI
File photo: Russian President Vladimir Putin makes a statement as US President Donald Trump looks on at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. Photo: AP/PTI

said Monday he has "never worked for Russia," assailing reports that raised questions about his ties to as a "big fat hoax."

Trump's comments to reporters at the followed a report over the weekend that said the has kept his top aides in the dark about his private conversations with the Russian leader.

A separate report in The New York Times revealed that the FBI opened an investigation into whether Trump was acting on Russia's behalf after he sacked the bureau's in 2017.


 

First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 20:35 IST
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