“Putin is mocking the Russia-Russia-Ukraine-Ukraine flappadooodle. Not much doubt that Russia interfered in the 2016 election but it was with the help of the dummycrats and Hillary Rotten Clinton.”
Source: Daily Mail
He was attending a Russian Energy Week panel when he made the joke, and also defended the conduct of US president Donald Trump who faces an impeachment inquiry that was triggered by his phone call with Ukraine‘s leader.
When questioned over concerns Russia would interfere with the US 2020 elections Mr Putin told the listening crowd in a large whisper; ‘I’ll tell you a secret. Yes, sure, we’re definitely going to do that. Just don’t tell anyone.’
The concerns had been raised in the Mueller report made public earlier this year, which found Russia had interfered in the 2016 election campaigns, but Donald Trump’s campaign had not colluded with it.
The Russian President further brushed off the report as lacking evidence. ‘He didn’t find any evidence of us colluding with Trump in the past, but said there was a risk we might do so in the future,’ said Mr Putin. ‘It would be funny if it weren’t so sad.’
“The D-Rats would like for all of us to forget that they were in charge of national defense, intelligence and law enforcement when the Rooskies were trying to muck up the 2016 election.”
During the same event the Russian President also brushed off the concerns around his US counterpart’s conduct during a July conversation with the Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky.