“I find it hard to imagine he [Mr Trump] ran to a hotel to meet our girls of ‘low social responsibility’… though they are of course also the best in the world. But I doubt Trump took that bait.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin describes allegations his country holds compromising material on US President-elect Donald Trump as “utter nonsense”. Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today
Mr Putin also said the ‘Trump Memos’ are clearly fakes, published to undermine the legitimacy of the elected president.
“When Trump came to Moscow, he was not a political figure, we were not even aware of his political ambitions,” Mr Putin said.
“Does somebody think that our secret services are chasing every American billionaire? Of course not. It is utter nonsense.”
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Legendary US journalist Bob Woodward agrees.
“That is a garbage document. It never should have been presented in — as part of an intelligence briefing.”
“And I think if you look at the real chronology and the nature of the battle here, those intelligence chiefs who were the best we’ve had, who were terrific and have done great work, made a mistake here. And when people make mistakes, they should apologize.”