Tag: Russia

Trump Admin Hits Russian Oil Company With Venezuelan Sanctions

The Trump administration has imposed Venezuelan sanctions on a Russian oil company that worked closely with the company. According to The Hill: The Trump administration Tuesday announced sanctions on a subsidiary of Russian oil giant Rosneft for trading Venezuelan oil and gas. Senior administration officials warned the sanctions against Rosneft Trading SA and its vice

Trump Admin Prepares Rule to Keep Tech out of our Enemies’ Hands

The Trump administration is preparing to issue a new rule that will keep sensitive technology out of the hands of our enemies, especially the Chinese. According to The Hill: The Trump administration is preparing a set of rules that will limit sensitive technology exports to China and other U.S. rivals, Reuters reported Tuesday. The Commerce Department is

Pompeo Says Trump Warned Russians About Election Meddling

Contrary to the media narrative Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has stated that President Trump has, in fact, warned the Russians against meddling in upcoming elections. According to The Hill: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday insisted that President Trump and a Russian diplomat discussed election interference at a recent White House meeting despite the Russian official’s claims

Scarborough: Trump is a Russian Agent or an Idiot

MSNBC host and anti-Trumper Joe Scarborough is now claiming that President Trump is either a Russian agent or just an idiot. According to The Hill: MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough speculated that President Trump is “either an agent of Russia or he’s a useful idiot,” during a discussion around public impeachment proceeds on “Morning Joe” on Thursday. … The MSNBC host

Trump Admin Hits Turkey With Sanctions

President Trump has announced that the United States has imposed sanctions on Turkey for its actions in Syria. According to The Daily Wire: President Donald Trump announced on Monday that he is imposing sanctions on Turkey over their invasion into Syria, saying: “I am fully prepared to swiftly destroy Turkey’s economy if Turkish leaders continue

GOP Rep Compares Whistleblower Complaint to Steele Dossier

Republican Representative Devin Nunes is comparing the whistleblower’s complaint against President Trump to the Steele Dossier used by Democrats to justify the Russia investigation. Most of the Steele dossier was proven to be incorrect. According to Town Hall: House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA) on Wednesday told Fox News’ Martha MacCallum he believes

DOJ Claims Trump Contacted Foreign Countries to ask Them to Assist Barr

The Department of Justice has issued a statement claiming that President Trump’s contact with foreign countries was to assure that there would be cooperation with Attorney General Barr as he looked into the origins of the Russia investigation. According to The Hill: The Department of Justice (DOJ) said Monday that President Trump contacted foreign countries at Attorney

Graham is Urging Countries to Cooperate With DOJ’s Russia Investigation

Senator Lindsey Graham is sending a letter to foreign countries asking them for their cooperation with the DOJ’s investigation into the origins of the Russia investigation. According to The Hill: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said he plans to send a letter asking other countries to cooperate with the Justice Department’s (DOJ) probe into the origins of the

Trump Greenlights F-35 Sale to Poland

President Trump has given his blessing to a potential multibillion-dollar sale of F-35s to Poland. According to The Hill: The Trump administration has formally notified Congress of a potential $6.5 billion sale of F-35 fighter jets to Poland. Details of the sale, posted to the Pentagon’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) website on Wednesday, include 32 F-35 Joint

Trump: Could Be Putin’s ‘Worst Nightmare’, Unlike Obama

President Trump had a blunt warning for Vladimir Putin today. Politico reports: President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will be Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “worst nightmare” if the pair’s budding relationship falters, unlike former President Barack Obama, who Trump said was a “patsy” for Russia.“I think he knows that,” Trump said. “I’ll be his