They stood at his side as he questioned the citizenship of the nation’s first black president, when audio captured him boasting about grabbing women’s genitals and after a pair of chummy summits with dictators.
A day after his former attorney Michael Cohen implicated President Trump in campaign finance violations for payoffs to women alleging affairs with him, the president’s spokeswoman insisted that “he did nothing wrong.”
“There are no charges against him,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders added during a briefing Wednesday.
She repeated those two lines multiple times amid repeated questions from reporters, adding that there “is no collusion.”
The Democratic National Committee alerted the FBI on Tuesday to an attempted hack of its voter database — two years after Russian spies compromised its computers and released thousands of emails online, throwing the party into disarray in the midst of the presidential election.
The latest effort failed, DNC officials said.
But it showed that adversaries are still determined to try to interfere in the election process, despite warnings from senior government officials, they said.