Bill O'Reilly interviews President Trump
Trump: 'You think our country's so innocent?'
02:05 - Source: CNN

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"There are a lot of killers. You think our country's so innocent?" Trump says

It is an unusual assertion coming from the President of the United States

Washington CNN  — 

President Donald Trump appeared to equate US actions with the authoritarian regime of Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview released Saturday, saying, “There are a lot of killers. You think our country’s so innocent?”

Trump made the remark during an interview with Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly, saying he respected his Russian counterpart.

“But he’s a killer,” O’Reilly said to Trump.