Politics

Kremlin Calls Reports It ‘Compromised’ Trump ‘Total Nonsense’

Trump tweets support for Kremlin’s response, says he has nothing to do with Russia

President-elect Donald Trump backed up the Russian government's attempts to swat down reports saying it had compromising information on him. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

The Kremlin said Wednesday reports that the Russian government had assembled a file of compromising information about President-elect Donald Trump was “total nonsense.”

“It is an attempt to damage our bilateral relations. It is pulp fiction,” Reuters reported Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on a conference call.

Peskov called the reports a “political witch hunt.”

Trump used the same words when he tweeted his reponse, but going all-caps.

Trump sent a stream of tweets Wednesday morning touting Russia’s response, and attacking the intelligence community for “leaking” the documents to news organizations.

He also proclaimed he had nothing to do with Russia — NO DEALS, NO LOANS, NO NOTHING!

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