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Trump says hold Putin personally responsible for poll meddling

US president says 'you would have to hold him responsible' in television interview

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President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Washington: President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he holds Russian President Vladimir Putin personally responsible for Russia’s meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.

“Just like I consider myself to be responsible for things that happen in this country. So certainly as the leader of a country you would have to hold him responsible, yes,” Trump told CBS News in an interview.