2016 Elections

Clinton Plugs Another Weak Story About Trump’s Ties to Putin

A trumped-up story about a fishy connection between the Republican nominee and a Russian bank is easily debunked.

Not going to stick.

Photographer: Dominick Reuter/AFP/Getty Images

With the polls tightening, and the unexpected announcement that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is still looking into her e-mails, it was perhaps inevitable that Hillary Clinton would strike out at Donald Trump by raising his alleged connection with President Vladimir Putin of Russia. But her latest attack has little basis in fact. 

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