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Trump: I have been tougher on Russia than any other president
Washington Examiner ^ | January 12, 2019 09:29 AM | Updated Jan 12, 2019, 09:52 AM | Katelyn Caralle

Posted on 01/12/2019 9:04:51 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum

President Trump said Saturday that it will be a good thing when the U.S. one day has good relations with Russia again.

“I have been FAR tougher on Russia than Obama, Bush or Clinton. Maybe tougher than any other President. At the same time, & as I have often said, getting along with Russia is a good thing, not a bad thing,” Trump tweeted Saturday morning. “I fully expect that someday we will have good relations with Russia again!”

Trump says he has taken a tougher stance on Russian than the last three presidents — Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton — but also believes that having a good relationship with Kremlin would be beneficial to America.

Trump's statement was part of a Twitter tirade Saturday morning following revelations that the FBI had launched a counterintelligence investigation into him after he fired former FBI director James Comey, trying to find out if his actions were influenced by Moscow.

Trump claimed that the report in the New York Times proves that the investigation into possible collusion with Russia was opened with “no reason” and “no proof,” pointing to it as part of a "witch hunt," a term he has long used to describe the investigation.

He said that former FBI Director James Comey, former Deputy Director of the FBI Andrew McCabe, and FBI agents Peter Strzok and Lisa Page were all fired for “very bad reasons” and “caught in the act” of trying to pin Russian interference on him.

“Wow, just learned in the Failing New York Times that the corrupt former leaders of the FBI, almost all fired or forced to leave the agency for some very bad reasons, opened up an investigation on me...

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1 posted on 01/12/2019 9:04:51 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

By removing our influence in Syria, we are allowing Russia to renew their influence in the Middle East

That is why the Beltway Gang is going nuts from Mattis to the guy working IT.


2 posted on 01/12/2019 9:07:31 AM PST by redgolum
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Obama, Bush or Clinton

Respectfully, The Three Stooges...

3 posted on 01/12/2019 9:09:05 AM PST by Jim 0216 (MAGA by restoring the Gospel of the Grace of Christ and our Free Constitutional Republic!)
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While I can understand why Russia -and most other countries - would prefer Trump over a proven craven liar like HilLIARy, it’s pretty obvious that it doesn’t matter much to them. America is America. They deal with USA, not just a temporary personality in the White House. The only exception I can think of was obama, and it was his bff moslem terrorists that Were so greatly aided enabled financed and armed —- not Russia.


4 posted on 01/12/2019 9:18:25 AM PST by faithhopecharity (“Politicians arent born, they’re excreted.” Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 to 43 BCE))
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While I can understand why Russia -and most other countries - would prefer Trump over a proven craven liar like HilLIARy, it’s pretty obvious that it doesn’t matter much to them. America is America. They deal with USA, not just a temporary personality in the White House. The only exception I can think of was obama, and it was his bff moslem terrorists that Were so greatly aided enabled financed and armed —- not Russia.


5 posted on 01/12/2019 9:18:35 AM PST by faithhopecharity (“Politicians arent born, they’re excreted.” Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 to 43 BCE))
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I don’t think Democrats realize Russia have half of the world’s nuclear weapons.


6 posted on 01/12/2019 9:19:45 AM PST by marajade (Skywalker)
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To: redgolum

The NYT story was a preposterous hit piece. As I recall, Mueller was appointed son after the Comey firing, so there was no real “investigation”. Plus we’re talking about a Stzrok, Page, McCabe political investigation.


7 posted on 01/12/2019 9:27:03 AM PST by Williams (Stop Tolerating The Intolerant.)
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To: faithhopecharity
I'm sure the Russians originally wanted Hillary to win because they knew she was throughly corrupt and easily bought.

That probably changed during the 2016 campaign when they realized someone other than Russia was going to be the highest bidder.

8 posted on 01/12/2019 9:39:13 AM PST by Alberta's Child (In the time of chimpanzees I was a monkey.)
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Exactly. SorozNazi especially


9 posted on 01/12/2019 9:40:52 AM PST by faithhopecharity (“Politicians arent born, they’re excreted.” Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 to 43 BCE))
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He needs to play the clip of obozo telling Putin that he will soon have more leeway.


10 posted on 01/12/2019 9:53:54 AM PST by oldasrocks
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Trump: I have been tougher on Russia than any other president

True.

11 posted on 01/12/2019 10:02:31 AM PST by Navy Patriot (America NEEDS Mob Rule, another European and Mid East World War and a universal Draft)
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