Trump explained why his team accused “Russian links”
MOSCOW, 15 Feb — RIA Novosti. The US President Donald trump said that allegations of “Russian ties” his team are trying to hide the mistakes of Hillary Clinton that lost him the presidential election.
“These senseless reports of Russian relations are just an attempt to hide the many mistakes committed during the losing campaign of Hillary Clinton,” wrote the President on Twitter.
This Russian connection non-sense is merely an attempt to cover-up the many mistakes made in Hillary Clinton’s losing campaign.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 15, 2017
Earlier, unnamed us officials told the New York Times, citing data about the intercepted phone calls that the members of the presidential campaign of Donald trump allegedly repeatedly contacted senior officials of the Russian intelligence service in 2016 before the elections in the United States.
On Monday evening, Advisor to the President for national security Michael Flynn left his post and acknowledged that gave the White house inaccurate information about contacts with the Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak. Earlier media reported that Flynn in December 2016 discussed with the dubious anti-Russian sanctions, despite the denials on this issue from representatives of the team trump. Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Flynn was talking to Kislyak, but their conversation is not correct.