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WATCH: White House says Trump did not raise ex-spy poisoning, election meddling in call with Putin

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the poisoning of an ex-spy in Britain didn’t come up in President Donald Trump’s Tuesday call with Russia’s Vladimir Putin.

The British government has blamed Moscow for the attack with a military-grade nerve agent.

Outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said it’s “almost beyond comprehension” why a state actor would deploy such a dangerous substance in a public place in a foreign country where others could be exposed.

Sanders told reporters that Trump also didn’t raise the issues of election meddling or Russia’s allegedly tainted voting process. She says: “That’s not simply what today’s call was about.”

Sanders adds that the call was meant to discuss areas of cooperation between the U.S. and Russia.

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