Trump blames Putin for election meddling 'because he's in charge'

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After clashing statements on who was responsible, president claims he told Russian leader: ‘We can’t have this’

Donald Trump now says he holds the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, personally responsible for his country’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, further walking back a statement on Monday that drew bipartisan rebukes.

In an interview broadcast on Wednesday evening, the US president told Jeff Glor of CBS News that he holds Putin responsible “because he’s in charge of the country, just like I consider myself to be responsible for things that happen in this country”.

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