Q: Mr. President, I'd like to get your reaction to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's decision to appoint a special counsel to investigate the Russian interference in the campaign. Was this the right move, or is this part of a "witch hunt"?TRUMP: Well, I respect the move, but the entire thing has been a witch hunt. And there is no collusion between certainly myself and my campaign, but I can always speak for myself -- and the Russians, zero.
Midway through Donald Trump's White House press conference yesterday with Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos, there was an exchange on the Russian scandal that offered an interesting peek into the American president's thinking.
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