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President Donald Trump’s willingness to accept damaging information against his political opponents from foreign powers rankled Democrats running in the 2020 US presidential election.
Here’s what Trump’s Democratic opponents said of his comments.
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President Donald Trump’s willingness to accept damaging information against his political opponents from foreign adversaries rankled Democrats running in the 2020 US presidential election.

In an ABC News interview, Trump said he would consider not going to the FBI if he obtained information against a political opponent from countries like Russia. Trump said the act should not be categorized as election interference and claimed members of Congress “all do it.”

“Oh, I think I’d want to hear it,” Trump said. “It’s not an interference. They have information. I think I’d take it. If I thought there was something wrong, I’d go maybe to the FBI.”

“I’ve seen a lot of things over my life,” Trump added. “I don’t think in my whole life I’ve ever called the FBI. In my whole life. You don’t call the FBI. You throw somebody out of your office.”

Trump’s statement contradicts the advice given by FBI director Christopher Wray during a congressional hearing in May. Wray advised that …read more


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