Democrats, Oprah and Russian Federation: A wild weekend of Trump tweets
- Author: Rogelio Becker Feb 20, 2018,
Feb 20, 2018, 19:44
It added that the Russian nationals wanted to interfere with the electoral and political processes of the United States which included the 2016 presidential campaigns and election.
Trump's latest criticism of former President Barack Obama comes as he's deflected questions about his own administration's response to Russian meddling and measures the USA can take to prevent it.
More: After Russian indictments, Trump acknowledges Russia's election meddling but insists: 'No collusion!' "Remember the Dirty Dossier, Uranium, Speeches, Emails and the Podesta Company!" The charges included criminal fraud with the intent of tipping the 2016 election in Trump's favor or any other candidate besides democrat Hillary Clinton. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov questioned the evidence.
Unpresidential rating: 10. Attacking your own national security adviser for stating something that your intelligence community has unanimously stated for the past year? She, however, noted that she was not surprised as Kremlin had become used to the modern political reality in the United States.
And over the weekend, Trump publicly rebuked his own national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, after he said there was "incontrovertible" evidence that Russian Federation meddled in the election. "So why didn't he do something about Russian meddling?"
Trump's tweets come days after special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE indicted 13 Russian individuals and three groups on charges related to interference with the election.
He also scoffed at any move to work with Russian Federation on cybersecurity, saying "we would love to have a cyber dialogue when Russian Federation is honest about curtailing its sophisticated form of espionage".
The postcard verification is Facebook's latest effort to respond to criticism from lawmakers, security experts and election integrity watchdog groups that it and other social media companies failed to detect and later responded slowly to Russia's use of their platforms to spread divisive political content, including disinformation, during the 2016 USA presidential election. It is also silent about whether the Russian campaign affected the election results.
Context: Starr did an interview with Fox News' Maria Bartiromo on Sunday in which he noted that the latest Mueller indictment made clear that there had been no knowing collusion with Trump campaign officials.
One of the 13 Russians indicted by the United States for interfering in the American presidential election says the USA justice system is unfair.
While Trump considers Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's statement that the indictment didn't show any American knowingly colluded with Russian officials as a total vindication of him personally, he seems less inclined to understand the disturbing implication of the Russians' intent.
Burchik was quoted as saying Saturday that "they have one-sided justice, and it turns out that you can hang the blame on anyone". Friday's indictment and news that Mueller's investigation is not yet finished mean the issue is likely to dog the troubled relationship for a long time.