U.S. President Barack Obama says he told Russian President Vladimir Putin to stop cyber attacks on the U.S. when the two leaders met in China. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARARITION). U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday (December 16) that he confronted Russian leader Vladimir Putin in September about Moscow's efforts to influence the U.S. presidential election, and told him to "cut it out." Afterwards, he said he saw no further evidence of Russian tampering. Obama told a news conference he spoke to Putin about U.S. concerns during the G20 summit in China in September, telling him to "cut it out" and warning of consequences if it continued. Obama said he has had similar conversations in the past with Chinese leader Xi Jinping about hacking U.S. companies.