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At his rally in central Ohio on Saturday evening, President Trump took aim on the U.S. sen Dianne Feinstein, criticized a long-standing member of the Senate Intelligence Committee for alleged suspected Chinese spy on their employees in the past.

“The leader of the Russia investigation, and Dianne Feinstein, had reported a Chinese spy, how to be your driver for 20 years,” Trump said California’s senior U.S. senator, the Washington Times. “And the Russian ‘witch hunt.’ This is not something? And then she says to me, ” What did you know about this and that?’ Give me a break.”

“The leader of the Russia investigation, and Dianne Feinstein, had a Chinese spy, how to be your driver for 20 years. And it leads to the Russian ‘witch hunt.’ This is not something? And then she says to me, ” What did you know about this and that?’ Give me a break.”

President Donald Trump, at a rally in Ohio on Saturday

Donald Trump trolls, sen Dianne Feinstein for the Chinese to spy on their employees https://t.co/ae43dgpRb5

— The Washington Times (@WashTimes) 5. August 2018

The President of the remarks continuation of a feud that Trump had started, on Twitter, on Friday night, when he responded to reports of the Feinstein story.

“Dianne is the person that did our Nation on ‘consultation’ with Russia (only Dems),” the President tweeted. “Will you now examine yourself?”

…Dianne is the person, the our Nation on “agreements” with Russia (by Dems). You are now going to examine yourself? https://t.co/OG6l04bBwg

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 4. August 2018

Feinstein answered with a pair of tweets Saturday.

“The FBI told me 5 years ago, there had been fears that China is seeking to recruit an administrative member of my Calif staff (despite no access to sensitive information),” Feinstein wrote in the first message. “I took this seriously, learned the facts and made sure that the employees left immediately in my office.

(1/2) The FBI told me, 5 years ago it was fears, to recruit that China was looking for an administrative member of my Calif staff (despite no access to sensitive information). I took these concerns seriously, learned the facts and made sure that the employees left immediately in my office. pic.twitter.com/qpVyPanpJk

— Sen Dianne Feinstein (@Mustard, Einstein) 4. August 2018

“Compare that with your actions: the attack on the FBI and the refusal of the advice of your national security team. SAD! I appreciated then, and now the diligent work of our law enforcement and intelligence services and was in the best interest of the country. Give it a try!”

(2/2) Compare that to your actions: the attack on the FBI and the refusal of the advice of your national security team. SAD! I appreciated then, and now the diligent work of our law enforcement and intelligence services and was in the best interest of the country. Give it a try!

— Sen Dianne Feinstein (@Mustard, Einstein) 4. August 2018

Earlier in the week, Politico and other outlets reported that Feinstein here learned of the FBI for over five years, that an associate in their San Francisco office was suspected, the provision of political intelligence, although nothing top-secret that officials at the local Chinese Consulate.

Feinstein had been told, “humbled” when she learned the news, according to Politico.

The FBI was not able to charge the individual, but Feinstein “forced him to withdraw,” a source told the San Francisco Chronicle.

In Ohio, Trump used the Feinstein history of other countries besides Russia are, for example, that engaged in espionage against the United States.

“Not only China, it is a lot of people,” Trump said, according to the Washington Times. “And we have to stop it. We have to stop meddling, we have to stop-each one of us to attack. But there are a lot of. Russia is there, China is there. We are doing well with North Korea, but they are probably there for [spying]. We have all the.

“And I like Dianne Feinstein. But I don’t know how the fact that you are a Chinese spy you, and you didn’t know it.”

Earlier this year, Trump sneaky Dianne Feinstein blasted “” after the Democrat is the transcript of Congress, published an interview with the co-founder of Fusion GPS, the company behind the anti-Trump-dossier, claiming the movement is “possibly” illegal.

“The fact that Sneaky Dianne Feinstein, has stated on numerous occasions that agreements between Trump/Russia was not found, would release the testimony in such a devious and possibly illegal way, without authorization, is a shame. Must tough Primary!” Trump tweeted in January.

The fact that Sneaky Dianne Feinstein, who has on numerous occasions declared that agreements between Trump/Russia was not found, would release the testimony in such a devious and possibly illegal way, without authorization, is a shame. Must tough Primary!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 10, 2018

Trump’s visit Saturday, Lewis Center, Ohio, was primarily to win over the support of state sen Troy Balderson, a Republican view, a special election for a U.S. house seat this coming Tuesday.

Fox News’ Lukas Mikelionis and Brooke Singman and the Associated Press contributed to this story.

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