"He actually repeats propaganda put out by RT or Russian sources and vice versa, they parrot him. 'The election is rigged' is a primary campaign put out by Russian propaganda up to the election," Watts said. "'The White House was tapped.' Pick almost any of these stories where we have no proof for them and they show up back in Russian propaganda. It's hard to distinguish sometimes—did the Russians put it out first or did Trump say it and the Russians amplify it. That's where you get into some trickery about it. That's why you heard Vladimir Putin, he put out a statement today, he is right, he can say he didn't influence the election because he's not saying these things, our president is."