WATCH: Vladimir Putin, In Full Hockey Gear, Comments On Trump’s Firing Of James Comey
Russian President Vladimir Putin said thewill have “no effect” on U.S.-Russia relations, reacting for the first time to President Trump’s dramatic ouster of the man leading the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign.
Putin spoke with CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer shortly before taking to the ice at a hockey game in Sochi. Palmer asked the Russian leader how Comey’s firing would impact already frosty relations between the two nations.
— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) May 10, 2017
Speaking to CBS News from the sidelines of a hockey rink, Russian president addresses ouster of the man leading probe into Moscow meddling in 2016 campaign