Watch Trump quip 'I'm very much a germaphobe' after dossier claims

Trump was questioned on claims Russia has compromising information on him at press conference.

Donald Trump admits he's a 'germaphobe'Facebook/Donald J Trump

In his first press conference since his election as US president Trump hit back at reports alleging Russia has compromising information about him.

"Also I'm very much a germaphobe", quipped Trump to nervous laughter, following claims in the report he watched prostitutes engaged in a sexual practice while in Moscow.

Earlier Trump furiously denied allegations that Russia had compromising information on him, saying Moscow "never tried to use leverage on me".

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Mr Trump condemned US intelligence agencies for allowing "fake news" to "leak" into the public, asking: "Are we living in Nazi Germany?"

An unsubstantiated report allegedly presented to Trump last week contained claims that the Kremlin has a dossier of compromising information on Trump, and key members of Trump's team secretly met Russian officials.

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