Durbin: Trump 'Loses It, Gets all Googly Eyed' over Putin

Durbin: Trump 'Loses It, Gets all Googly Eyed' over Putin

Durbin: Trump 'Loses It, Gets all Googly Eyed' over Putin

Friday's call between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin lasted almost an hour and a half and came at the White House's request, according to a statement from the Russian embassy in Washington.

U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shake hand at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.

Trump and Putin had discussed "the current nuclear deal to expand", said press spokesperson for Sanders.

Sanders said Trump and Putin spoke for a little over an hour and had a good discussion.

At the White House later, DailyMail.com pressed Sarah Sanders, the president's spokeswoman, to explain why Trump declined to tell his Russian counterpart to not interfere in the next election.

"We didn't discuss that", he said.

A White House reliable later clarified that it became no longer a video name; Mr. Trump meant to inform that Mr. Putin had "laughed, chuckled" in space of smiled. Whether you're a Trump supporter or not, one would hope that the President of the United States would stand up to attacks on U.S. democracy.

According to the White House, the president reiterated several times on the phone call with Putin his focus to stand with the Venezuelan people as the country is embattled by mass protests.

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Venezuela has been rocked by unrest since January, when opposition leader Juan Guaido proclaimed himself an interim president and was recognized by the United States and 54 other nations.

So, are we to believe that Trump did not bring up the topic of Russian interference with American elections because he ran out of time?

"In the President's conversation with Vladimir Putin, he doesn't even mention [election] meddling in 2020".

The Kremlin said the two sides confirmed they meant to "activate dialogue in various spheres, including strategic security". It did, however, raise concerns about the extent to which Russian Federation worked to interfere with the USA election.

Meanwhile, the Kremlin said Putin told Trump that any external interference in Venezuela's internal business undermines the prospects of a political end to the crisis. "We expect them to refine their capabilities and add new tactics as they learn from each other's experiences and efforts in previous elections".

When it comes to the "no collusion" talking point, as we know, that is false. She said during the call Trump reiterated the "need and importance of Russian Federation stepping up and continuing to help".

Trump has raised election meddling with Putin in past conversations, but has tended to play down the impact of what happened in 2016 out of concern that his victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton might seem illegitimate. But I guess in Trump's case, it's completely fine if those attacks benefit him politically.

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