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Hill says Trump ignored warnings on Ukraine conspiracy theory

National Security Council expert Fiona Hill confirmed during her testimony on Thursday that President Trump ignored his top advisers when they informed him that the conspiracy theory that Ukraine was involved in the 2016 U.S. election interference was indeed false. Asked if she believed President Trump "instead listened to Rudy Giuliani's views," she responded: "That appears to be the case, yes." State Department official David Holmes said Russia wanted to deflect responsibility for its own interference and drive a wedge between the U.S. and Ukraine.
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