Blumenthal: Trump's 'rejection of reality' on Russia is dangerous

Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal called President Donald Trump's decision to ignore US intelligence that Russia meddled in the 2016 US elections "a rejection of reality."

Speaking on CNN's "New Day" Friday, the Connecticut senator chastised the President for opting to ignore the topic of election meddling during a call he held with Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday. Earlier in the day, Putin had held a marathon news conference where he called US claims of election tampering nothing but "spy hysteria."A readout of the call between the two leaders released by the White House said instead the two discussed topics including North Korea and US economics...