PBS NewsHour

After NYT report, Trump calls FBI investigation a 'hoax'

Clip: 01/15/2019 | 4m 10s Video has closed captioning.

On Monday, President Trump denied being a Russian agent after The New York Times reported the FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation into whether he was acting on Russia’s behalf. He called the FBI officials who launched the inquiry “scoundrels” and “dirty cops.” But questions remain about his interactions with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 01/15/19

Rating: NR

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