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Obama: Russian hack of DNC would not upset relations with Putin

Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 00:54

U.S. President Barack Obama says if Russia indeed hacked the emails of the Democratic National Committee, it wouldn't ''wildly swing'' U.S. relations with Moscow. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that if Russia had engaged in hacking the Democratic National Committee it would be something he would discuss with President Vladimir Putin, but it would not wildly alter their relationship. The United States already has "a lot of differences with Russia on a whole bunch of issues, but I think that we've been able to try to stay focused on those areas where we still have a common interest," Obama said at a White House news conference with Singapore's prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong.

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Obama: Russian hack of DNC would not upset relations with Putin

Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 00:54