"I fired him because of what he said to Mike Pence, very simple", Trump said.
President Vladimir Putin says he wants to work towards "restoring dialogue" between Russian and United States intelligence agencies. "But this may be some sort of political and informational action, which was prepared in advance". Democrats and some Republicans have called for a thorough investigation into all communication between Trump's team and Russian Federation, before and after he was sworn in.
Viktor Ozerov, head of the Russian Federation Council's Defense and Security Committee, told Russian media that the recent White House statements about Crimea were likely meant to "mute" the discontent of the American establishment with Trump because of his alleged pro-Russian stance. The billboard reads: "Crimea". Ernst says the USA needs to shows its strength in the face of these types of actions by Russian Federation.More news: Immigration Officials Arrest 235 During Midwestern Operation
The Kremlin spokesman on Wednesday denied reports of intercepted phone calls between Russian intelligence officials and members of Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
He said the claims about Russian meddling, if true, violated the most basic rights of Americans to a free, fair and incorruptible election. Other federal and state regulators also had to approve them. But I'm involved. So I know when you're telling the truth or when you're not. But Moscow, for its part, has been careful not to encourage any souring of relations, carefully calibrating official statements to keep the possibility of better relations open. When asked by a reporter on Thursday whether it was fair to say that she is not certain what the White House's posture is toward the country, she agreed. Eager to improve U.S.
Mr. Peskov said Mr. Trump did not raise the issue of Crimea in his January 28 telephone conversation with Mr. Putin. "So it could be somebody else", Mr. Trump said in December. I just have nobody to speak to. I think Putin probably assumes that he can't make a deal with me anymore because politically it would be unpopular for a politician to make a deal. "I don't know. We might. You know what uranium is?"
US President Donald Trump addressed America at an unscheduled press conference in Washington on Thursday evening and it was one that people will be talking about for a VERY long time.