Trump attacks John Podesta on DNC hack

President Trump wants to know why former Clinton campaign chair John Podesta didn’t hand over a server he had nothing to do with.

“Everyone here is talking about why John Podesta refused to give the DNC server to the FBI and the CIA. Disgraceful!” the President, who is in Germany for the G20 conference, tweeted at about 10:40 local time Friday morning.

Trump seems to have mixed his scandals up, however.

An email account for Podesta, who led the Clinton campaign and was unaffiliated with the Democratic National Committee, was hacked last year.

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Wikileaks got hold of the roughly 50,000 stolen emails — ranging from campaign strategy to missing “girls night” — and released the missives during the campaign.

The DNC was separately hacked, exposing the party’s strategies and embarrassing exchanges.

U.S. intelligence officials believe the hacks — which also included troves of strategic data — were conducted by Russian hackers and the Kremlin oversaw the breach.

A NOV. 9, 2016, FILE PHOTO

Podesta launched a seven-tweet rebuttle to Trump’s complaint.

(Patrick Semansky/AP)

Podesta, who said he was on a cross-country trip with his wife, fired off a seven-tweet tirade in response to Trump Friday morning.

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“Get a grip man, the Russians committed a crime when they stole my emails to help get you elected President,” Podesta fired back from a rest stop in West Virginia.

“BTW, I had nothing to do with the DNC,” he said in another tweet.

Podesta suggested Trump bring the allegations up to Putin when the two met in Germany on Friday. Putin has denied that Russia meddled in the U.S. election.

The longtime Democratic strategist speculated what other comments Trump might come up with as his trip went on.

“God only knows what you’ll be raving about on twitter by the time we get to Utah,” Podesta fired off. “Dude, get your head in the game. You’re representing the US at the G20.”

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