The former FBI-Director James Comey on Monday said, “patriots have to get up”, and President of the Trump has the behavior, after he doesn’t deny seemingly accepted Russian President Vladimir Putin that Russia will not intervene in the election of 2016.
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The former FBI-Director James Comey on Monday to the long list of politicians and public figures joined to condemn, the President of Trump’s remarks in his press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, tweeted that the President “refused, return to his own country.”
“This was the day an American President on foreign soil in addition to a murderous lying thug and refused to return to his own country,” Comey triggered by trump in may 2016, tweeted. “The Patriots must stand up and reject that the behavior of this President.”
This was the day an American President on foreign soil in addition to a murderous lying thug and refused to return to his own country. Patriots need to make up and reject the behavior of this President.
— James Comey (@Comey) 16. July 2018
At the joint press conference in Helsinki, Finland, Trump said that while he has great confidence in the U.S. intelligence community, which has clearly said that Russia interfered — he did not “see no reason why” Putin or his country to a fault.
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The comments came after hours of private talks with Putin, attracted cross-party criticism, what does the law condemn you as “scandalous”, “shameful” and, according to the former speaker of the house of representatives Newt Gingrich, “the serious mistake of his presidency.”
Director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats, after the press conference, released a statement, saying the U.S. intelligence community “were clear in our assessments of the Russian interference in the election of 2016-and their constant, ever-present efforts to undermine our democracy.”
Fox News’ Chad Pergram contributed to this report.
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