Uncut: Larry King Interviews Donald Trump On Russian-Owned TV Network


Update: "PoliticKING with Larry King" is produced and owned entirely by Ora Media, LLC., which is solely responsible for their editorial direction. RT America is one of several dozen companies who license these and other Ora programs for distribution around the world. Larry King is a part owner in, and an employee of - Ora Media, LLC., and neither he nor his producers are employed by RT America. "PolitiKING" airs on Ora TV, Hulu and broadcasts internationally on stations such as Russia Today.

Donald Trump did an interview Thursday with Larry King, who now hosts 'Politicking With Larry King' on Russia Today, an English-language Russian state-backed news service. Trump said it would "not be appropriate" if Russian forces were looking to influence the race for American president.

"I think it's probably unlikely. Maybe the Democrats are putting that out -- who knows," Trump told King. "If they are doing something, I hope that somebody's going to be able to find out so they can end it. Because that would not be appropriate at all."

"I don't know who hacked [the DNC]. You tell me: Who hacked?" Trump said about charges Russia was behind the hack. "I have absolutely no opinion on that."

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A Trump spokesman, told CNN the interview was recorded as a podcast and was a favor to King, adding, "Mr. Trump was never told it would be shared anywhere else."

RUSSIA TODAY: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump tells RT's Larry King that he doesn’t dislike Hillary Clinton, but that she’s not the person to make America great again – and that their televised duel Wednesday was more fun than baseball.

Trump said the most surprising thing about running for office was the media’s "tremendous dishonesty."

"I mean, they'll take a statement that you make, which is perfect," Trump said, "and they'll cut it up and chop it up and shorten it or lengthen it, or do something with it, then all of a sudden, it doesn't look like as good as it did when you actually said it."

CNN reports: Trump goes on Russian-funded TV

Donald Trump gave an interview Thursday that aired on a television station funded by the Kremlin, arguing that the Russian government was "probably" not meddling in the American presidential race.

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