Tag: Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russia to Continue Bombing Syria’s Idlib Province But Major Offensive May Have Stalled Out

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with his security council on Friday to discuss the impending invasion of Syria’s Idlib province and is considering a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has been pleading with Russia and Syria to hold off on the offensive. Russian officials nevertheless maintained airstrikes against rebel positions in Idlib […]

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Witness: Trump Tower Meeting Was ‘Boring’ Policy Presentation

NEW YORK — A Russian businessman who was present at the infamous, brief meeting at Trump Tower on June 9, 2016 has provided the most extensive publicly documented description yet about what allegedly transpired inside the room in which Russian nationals met with Donald Trump Jr. and other campaign officials. Irakly “Ike” Kaveladze is senior […]

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Andrea Mitchell: ‘How Many Evangelicals’ Are Worried About Trump’s Public Profanity?

Friday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” after playing a clip of President Donald Trump being bleeped for a profanity while pretending to box Russian President Vladimir Putin, host Andrea Mitchell wondered “how many evangelicals” worry about Trump being bleeped because of profanity. Mitchell said, “I wonder how many evangelicals and family value folks, however, we define that, are worried […]

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Susan Rice: Trump Has Served Putin’s Interests in ‘Undermining Democracy’

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” former U.N. ambassador under Obama Susan Rice said President Donald Trump was serving the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin by “undermining democracy.” Rice said, “The sanctions that the president and the administration have imposed on Russia only came as a result of a congressional mandate that required him to do […]

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Russian Ambassador: Moscow Ready to Discuss Putin Visit to White House

Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said on Friday that Moscow is ready to discuss the possibility of President Vladimir Putin visiting the White House, but added it was important to “deal with the results” of the meeting between Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump in Helsinki before arranging another talk. “Russia was […]

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Schiff Hijacks China Hearing, Tries to Subpoena Trump-Putin Meeting Interpreter

Ranking member House Intelligence Committee Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) raised a motion to subpoena the interpreter who attended President Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, during a hearing on Thursday. The hearing’s topic was “China’s threat to American government and private sector research and innovation leadership.” But after Chairman Devin Nunes […]

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‘American Patriot’: Australian PM Backs Donald Trump, Defends Putin Meeting

Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has come out in full support of U.S. President Donald Trump and his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling Mr. Trump an “American patriot” who is loyally serving his country to the utmost 0f his ability. Mr. Turnbull was speaking on the Miranda Devine Live program on the Sydney Daily […]

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Booker: Trump Was ‘Shameful,’ ‘Submissive’ Toward Putin

Monday on MSNBC’s “All In,” Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) described President Donald Trump’s performance at his joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin as “shameful” and “submissive.” Booker said, “His behavior was so shameful, so weak, I would even use the word submissive, before Vladimir Putin. You have to wonder why. And we know […]

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Booker: Trump Being Harsher to Europe than Putin Is ‘Commander-in-Chief Malpractice’

Sunday on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation With Al Sharpton,” Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) said if President Donald Trump were not harsh on Russian President Vladimir Putin during their upcoming meeting it would amount to “commander-in-chief malpractice.” Booker said, “Well, the president’s relationship with Putin has been disturbing, to say the least. This is a president who seems to have better […]

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James Clapper Undermines His Own Agency: Russia Wavered In Allegedly Favoring Trump Over Hillary

NEW YORK — In his recently released book, James Clapper, director of National Intelligence under the Obama administration, describes numerous shifts in Russia’s alleged attitude toward Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign. At first, Clapper writes that Russia simply opposed Hillary Clinton and didn’t favor one Republican presidential candidate. After Trump seemed initially poised […]

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Donald Trump: Let Russia Back into the G7 Summit of World Leaders

President Donald Trump suggested Friday that Russia be allowed back into the annual G7 summit of world leaders. “They should let Russia come back in. We should have Russia at the negotiating table,” Trump said. “Why are we having a meeting without Russia being in the meeting?” The president commented on the issue as he left the […]

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