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UN Ambassador Haley: 'Everybody knows' Russia meddled in election

In this April 24, 2017 photo, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Haley tells CNN, ``President Trump believes the climate is changing.’’ (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley in an interview with CNN this morning said, "everybody knows" Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election.

The Ambassador also said the she feels other nations will also come forward with the believe that Russia has interfered with other international elections.

"I think you’re going to hear other leaders come out and say, 'cut it out we are not going to put up with it,'" Haley said.

She said that Russian President Vladimir Putin did what " we thought he would do which is deny it. So, this is Russia trying to save face and they can't, they can't."

Haley added “we can't trust Russia and we won't ever trust Russia, but you keep those you don't trust closer so that you can always keep eye on them and keep them in check and I think that is what we are trying to do with Russia right now."

Also, appearing on the Sunday Morning shows was Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. He was also asked about the president's meeting with Putin at the G-20 in Hamburg, Germany during an interview with ABC’s This Week.

"Why would President Trump broadcast exactly what he said in the meeting? Strategically, that makes no sense," Mnuchin said.

Although, President Trump did openly tweet about the topics he discussed with Putin early Sunday morning. Trump said he pressed the leader twice on the issue and Putin "vehemently denied" involvement.


U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that he and Trump expected Putin to deny Russia's alleged involvement. During a trip in Ukraine Sunday, Tillerson said the conversation went "about the way we expected. The secretary did not say whether the president accepted Putin's denial.


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