Despite Hacking Charges, Putin Denies Election Tampering

Vladimir Putin accused the United States of sacrificing good relations with Russia in order to distract voters from domestic problems -- but said he was hopeful ties could be restored after the presidential election. The Russian president made a string of combative comments to reporters, but at the same time assured "American friends and partners" that he had "no intention" of influencing the outcome of the race for the White House.