MOSCOW (AP) Russian President Vladimir Putin says hes pleased that the political battles in Washington have put on the back-burner accusations that Russia interfered in U.S. elections.
Thank God, he told an economic forum in the Russian capital today, no one is accusing us of interfering in the U.S. elections anymore; now theyre accusing Ukraine.
Some Republicans have used the public hearings to tout a discredited conspiracy theory that blames Ukraine, not Russia, for interfering in the U.S.s 2016 presidential election.
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