Trump said that he hoped to improve relations with Russia

© AP Photo / Evan VucciПрезидент USA Donald trump. Archival photoTrump said that he hoped to improve relations with Russia© AP Photo / Evan Vucci

The President of the United States Donald trump in an interview with CNBC, accused the Committee of the democratic party of the United States in that they have allowed a hacker attack, which accused the Russian Federation, the President added that it still hoped to make friends with Russia, although this may not happen because of the «witch hunt» waged by his opponents.

«They tried to attack not only the site Committee of the Democratic party, but the Republican party. But we had the best defense. And they could not. I think that the Committee of the democratic party should be ashamed of themselves that they made a cyber attack,» said trump CNBC.

«I think that to make friends with Russia is a good thing, but perhaps we will not succeed. This (relations with Russia — ed.) suffered from the «witch hunt,» he said ahead of the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.

The question of who is the main rival of the United States now, trump said, «we Have a lot of rivals. EU our opponent (on the assumption — ed.) that they make in trade, Russia is our rival in the obvious things, China in the economic sense».

The investigation of the alleged Russian «intervention» in U.S. elections, as well as alleged links of Donald trump with the Russian Federation that contradict the White house and the Kremlin, is Muller, and in both houses of Congress. While evidence of any «interference» was not given, despite the fact that the «investigation» lasted for more than a year.

Russia has repeatedly denied accusations of trying to influence the elections in different countries, as the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov called them «completely unfounded». The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, speaking about alleged Russian intervention in elections in the United States and other countries stated that no facts confirming it, no. Advisor to the President for national security John Bolton also said that he had received assurances from Russian President Vladimir Putin that Russia has not interfered in the elections in the States.

Putin said that this case is internal strife in the United States, and expressed the hope that the termination of the investigation and the development of relations between the two countries.