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President Trump said Wednesday that he would not necessarily call the FBI if offered opposition research from foreign governments.
“I’ve seen a lot of things over my life, I don’t think in my whole life I’ve ever called the FBI,” Trump told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos in an interview.
The article goes on to state the following:
Regarding whether he would contact the FBI in the event a foreign government offered him intelligence on a political opponent, Trump said, “You don’t call the FBI. You throw somebody out of your office.”
“Give me a break, life doesn’t work that way,” Trump continued.
Stephanopoulos asking if a political candidate should accept foreign opposition research or instead call the FBI. Trump said, “I think maybe you do both.”
“I think you might want to listen,” Trump continued. “There’s nothing wrong with listening. If somebody called from a country, Norway, ‘we have information on your opponent.’ Oh, I think I would want to hear it.”
Stephanopoulos asked if that was foriegn interference.
“It’s not an interference,” Trump said. “They have information, I think I’d take it.”
“If I thought there was something wrong, I’d go, maybe, to the FBI,” he added.
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