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Reporter says Trump called him after Putin meeting to side with Russia's explanation for 2016 DNC hacks

Jan 17, 2019 - CNN

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A New York Times reporter said President Donald Trump called him last year to insist that Russia was falsely accused of election interference.

Times' reporter David Sanger told CNN Thursday that he was the reporter Trump telephoned from from Air Force One while on his way back from Germany after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin face-to-face for the first time.

"'Vladimir Putin told me,' (Trump) said, 'that it couldn't have been the Russians who hac...