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Trump: If Offered Dirt By Foreign Government On 2020 Rival, 'I Think I'd Take It'

President Trump dismissed such outreach as "oppo research" and contradicted his own FBI director, saying he would "maybe" notify the bureau — "if I thought there was something wrong."
President Trump, pictured in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on June 12, spoke with ABC News about whether he would accept damaging information about a 2020 rival from another government. Source: Saul Loeb

Updated at 8:45 p.m. ET

President Trump says he might accept dirt from another country on his potential Democratic rivals if offered, raising new questions and concerns about foreign influence on American elections.

"It's not an interference, they have information — I think I'd take it," Trump said. "If I thought there was something

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