Monday Trump Tweets

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Reuters — Germany’s foreign minister Heiko Maas, on Monday told the Funke newspaper group that, “We can no longer completely rely on the White House,” saying that in order to “maintain our partnership with the USA we must readjust it.” He added, “Europe must not let itself be divided however sharp the verbal attacks and absurd the tweets may be.”

In August of 2016 then candidate Trump was warned that “foreign adversaries, including Russia, would attempt to infiltrate his team or gather intelligence about his campaign. (CNN)

On October 7, 2016 DNI James Clapper and Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson issued a joint statement formally blaming Russian government for election interference.

NPR reported during a fact check of “why Obama didn’t do more,” that after election day, Obama ordered the U.S. intelligence community to issue a public report in regards to Russia. The report was released January 6th, 2016. The article also explains that the U.S. imposed new sanctions on Russia, and Washington expelled a number of Russian diplomats, along with closing two Russian diplomatic compounds in Maryland and New York.

The investigation into Trump’s campaign and ties to Russia began summer of 2016 not after then candidate Trump became President Trump.

The Associated Press — On Monday reported that Russia media is praising President Trump as a “political maverick who is being unfairly targeted by his own compatriots.” The AP reports that newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda “dismissed,” the U.S. investigation into Trump’s, “mythical work for the Kremlin,” and went on to praise President Trump for meeting Putin, “despite opposition from his own elite and the hysterics of the media.”

The article goes on to explain that Russian commentators and editorialists have welcomed President Trump’s criticism of longtime European allies as “foes.”

Bonus Tweet

Prior to the joint press conference between President Trump and Putin, a journalist who heckled other members of the press waving a sign that said, “nuclear weapon treaty,” was escorted out by security.

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