"Well look I can't stand there and argue with him," Trump said. "I'd rather have him get out of Syria to be honest with you. I'd rather have him, you know, work with him on the Ukraine than standing and arguing about whether or not [Russia meddled in the election], because that whole thing was set up by the Democrats. I mean they ought to look at [former Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John] Podesta. They ought to look at all of the things they've done with the phony dossier."