Putin: We didn't meddle in your election.
DJT: Oh, okay. That's what I thought too. Now, what can I do for you?
"Mr. Putin, in the end, appears to have settled on a long game, convinced that his mix of information warfare, 'active measures' and low-level aggression will ultimately get him what he wants, a restoration of Russia’s status" (Davis, Sanger, and Thrush).