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NBC host Chuck Todd blasts Republican Senator John Kennedy for 'spreading Vladimir Putin's lies' after he claimed ex-Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko 'worked' for during the 2016 campaign Republican Senator John Kennedy claimed Sunday that Ukraine worked to help in the 2016 presidential election '[T]he fact that Russia was so aggressive does not exclude the fact that President Poroshenko actively worked for Secretary Clinton,' Kennedy asserted  This baffled NBC host Chuck Todd  'Actively worked for Secretary Clinton?!... You realize, the only other person selling this argument outside the United States is this man, Vladimir Putin!'  Kennedy clarified his comments last weekend where he claimed he wasn't sure if Russia or Ukraine meddled in the 2016 elections He said he misheard the question last week about whether Ukraine was responsible for hacking the DNC email server 

By Katelyn Caralle, U.s. Political Reporter For Dailymail.com

Published: 17:43 GMT, 1 December 2019 | Updated: 19:25 GMT, 1 December 2019

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John Kennedy on Sunday accused Ukraine of assisting in the 2016 presidential elections, prompting NBC host Chuck Todd to compare the conservative senator to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

'Russia was very aggressive and they're much more sophisticated. But the fact that Russia was so aggressive does not exclude the fact that President Poroshenko actively worked for Secretary Clinton,' Kennedy asserted in an interview with Meet the Press Sunday morning.

He was referencing the then-president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, who Kennedy claims was working to help Clinton in her run against Donald .

This baffled Todd, who pushed back on the senator's comments.

'Actively worked for Secretary Clinton?! My goodness, wait a minute, Senator Kennedy,' Todd said, noticeably perplexed. 'You now have the president of Ukraine saying he worked for the Democratic nominee for president. C'mon. You realize, the only other person selling this argument outside the United States is this man, Vladimir Putin!'

Republican Senator John Kennedy claimed Sunday that Ukraine worked to help Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. '[T]he fact that Russia was so aggressive does not exclude the fact that President Poroshenko actively worked for Secretary Clinton,' Kennedy asserted Sunday

Republican Senator John Kennedy claimed Sunday that Ukraine worked to help in the 2016 presidential election. '[T]he fact that Russia was so aggressive does not exclude the fact that President Poroshenko actively worked for Secretary Clinton,' Kennedy asserted

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