National security adviser: ‘Russia is not an ally of the United States’

National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien clarified Sunday that despite President Trump’s acknowledgment of Russian cooperation with the U.S. Special Ops mission that left Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dead, the country “‘is not an ally of the United States.”

“When our interests overlap with Russia there’s no reason we shouldn’t work with them,” O’Brien told NBC’s “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd, but added, “Russia is not an ally of the United States. And look, Russia presents a great danger to the United States and [that is] something we keep an eye on every single day.”

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