Donald Trump blasts Dems for Putin smear

Campaign_2016_Trump_Immigration.JPEG-8d6ec_s878x520Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump pushed back Sunday against Democratic claims that he has ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin and that a Trump presidency would benefit Russia.

“I have no relationship with Putin,” Mr. Trump declared in an interview aired on ABC’s “This Week.”

Responding to attacks at the Democratic National Convention by Vice President Joe Biden and former secretary of state Madeline Albright, who said Mr. Putin is rooting for Mr. Trump because he would make Russia stronger, the New York businessman said the criticism was about campaign politics, not foreign policy.

“They are only afraid of one thing — losing the election,” said Mr. Trump.

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