Things left out.

Putin (replying to previous question): That could be a first step, and we can also extend it. Options abound, and they all can be found in an appropriate legal framework.

Mason: President Putin, did you want President Trump to win the election and did you direct any of your officials to help him do that?

Putin: Yes, I did. Yes, I did. Because he talked about bringing the U.S.-Russian relationship back to normal.

However, the White House transcript, um, abbreviated the exchange as follows:

Putin: That could be a first step, and we can also extend it. Options abound, and they all can be found in an appropriate legal framework.

Mason: And did you direct any of your officials to help him do that?

Putin: Yes, I did. Yes, I did. Because he talked about bringing the U.S.–Russia relationship back to normal.