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Paul Ryan: Russia Did Not Tell Hillary Clinton Not to go to Wisconsin or Michigan

By Dylan Stableford, Yahoo!

A day after calling WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange a “sycophant for Russia,” House Speaker Paul Ryan said it’s clear Moscow tried to meddle in the U.S. presidential election — but that wasn’t the reason for President-elect Donald Trump’s stunning victory in November.

“He won fair and square,” Ryan said during a Thursday press briefing in Washington. “He won clearly and convincingly. Russia didn’t tell Hillary Clinton not to go to Wisconsin or Michigan. They didn’t put the server in her basement or put the stuff on Anthony Weiner’s laptop.”

The Wisconsin Republican said the United States would never “condone any foreign actor, any outside interference from trying to mess with our elections.”

“But let’s just put this in the proper perspective,” Ryan said. “Let’s deny those who are trying to delegitimize a presidency before it starts, while doing what we need to do to make sure going forward that outside actors don’t interfere with our political system.”…

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