In response to related questions, Putin said that Trump did not need to come to Russia to seek asylum, because there were many people in the United States who supported him. Putin said that nearly 50% of Americans voted for him.
Earlier, Putin sent a congratulatory telegram to Biden on his victory in the U.S. presidential election. Putin wants Biden to succeed in his presidency. Putin told Biden that he was ready to communicate and engage with him. Despite the differences between the two sides, Russia and the United States can still help solve many global problems.
Putin pointed out that cooperation between Russia and the United States on the basis of equality and mutual respect is in the interests of the two countries and the people of the world.
According to Russian satellite network, Putin said at a press conference that Putin hopes that U.S. President-elect Biden can solve the problem of U.S.-Russia relations.
In addition, Putin said at a press conference that the Russian hackers did not interfere in the U.S. election, all of which were speculations and were aimed at undermining the relations between the two countries.
On October 16th local time, Trump said at a campaign rally in Georgia that he might leave the United States if he loses the election.
According to the results of voters across the United States on December 14, Democrat Biden obtained 306 votes, surpassing the 232 votes obtained by current US President Trump, who did not recognize the election results. The results of the electoral vote will be officially announced in Congress on January 6 next year.
According to Russian satellite network, on December 15, White House Press Secretary McEnany was asked at a regular press conference whether Putin had contacted Trump.
According to the live video of the press conference released by the White House, a reporter asked at that time: “Since Russian President Putin has congratulated President-elect Biden, has the Russian President expressed any opinion on this matter to Trump?”
McEnany replied, “No, I’ll leave this to the president (Trump) to respond.”
Subsequently, the reporter also asked: “Has he (Putin) contacted President Trump?”
McEnany replied, “No, as far as I know not.”