• Trump defends Putin in Super Bowl interview: 'You think our country's so innocent?'

    By: George Bennett , Palm Beach Post


    Before President Donald Trump watches the Super Bowl from his Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida, he’ll appear in a 4 p.m. interview with Bill O’Reilly of Fox News.

    The interview was taped at the White House last week and includes a segment in which O’Reilly asks Trump about getting along with Russia and its President Vladimir Putin.

    According to a preview released by Fox News, O’Reilly asked Trump if he respects Putin.

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    “I do respect him, but I respect a lot of people,” Trump said, “That doesn’t mean I’m going to get along with him.”

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    Trump said Russia could help the U.S. in the fight against the Islamic State.

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    “He’s a killer though. Putin’s a killer,” O’Reilly said.

    Said Trump: “There are a lot of killers. We’ve got a lot of killers. What, do you think our country is so innocent?”

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