Deflect and distract: Sean Spicer pivots to Obama in escalating Russia scandal

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White House deflects questions about Trump and Russian inquiry by pointing a finger at Obama administration for ‘potentially’ leaking classified information

The White House on Friday tried attack as a form of defence, deflecting questions about Donald Trump’s possible links to Russia by leveling serious allegations at Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton and chastising reporters for not investigating them.

At his daily briefing, press secretary Sean Spicer was even more combative than usual as he clashed with journalists from the New York Times and other outlets and accused the Obama administration of “potentially” leaking classified information for political ends.

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