The Telegraph reports:
Mr Trump waded into the case saying he had seen “no evidence” of Mr Putin’s involvement, adding: “They say a lot of things about me that are untrue too.”
The front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination has previously said he felt a “great honour” when Mr Putin praised him as an “absolute leader”.
A 327-page report released last week by retired High Court judge Sir Robert Owen concluded Mr Litvinenko was murdered by former KGB agents Andrey Lugovoy and Dmitri Kovtun.
But Mr Trump told Fox Business: “Have they found him (Mr Putin) guilty? I don’t think they’ve found him guilty. If he did it, fine but I don’t know that he did it.
“You know, people are saying they think it was him, it might have been him, it could have been him. But in all fairness to Putin – and I’m not saying this because he says ‘Trump is brilliant and leading everybody’ – the fact is that he hasn’t been convicted of anything. Some people say he absolutely didn’t do it.
This just shows how appalling Trump is. Putin controls the Russian state so of course no court in Russia would find him guilty of anything, just as no authority would ever charge him – unless they wanted to end up dead also.
Also Trump has now pulled out of the next Fox News debate because they won’t give in to his demands to veto Megan Kelly as a moderator. Her sin was asking him tough questions in the last debate. His response is to call him a bimbo on Twitter. Just imagine a guy so thin skinned with a nuclear arsenal!