Trump has demanded an apology from The New York Times
The President demands an apology from the newspaper for the publication of materials against his administration and based on leaks of classified information to intelligence services.
WASHINGTON, February 16. /TASS/. The President of the United States Donald trump demanded that the New York Times (NYT) is an apology for the publication of materials against his administration and based on leaks of classified information to intelligence services. About this he wrote on his Twitter page.
“Leaks — and even illegal leaks of classified information are a big issue in Washington for several years, — said the head of the White house. — The New York Times (and others) should apologize!” He added that those who carried out the leak of classified information, “will be caught”.
Leaking, and even illegal leaking classified, has been a big problem in Washington for years. Failing @nytimes (and others) must apologize!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 16, 2017
On Tuesday, February 14, NYT reported, citing four current and former American officials say that US intelligence agencies were interested in information about the alleged ties of the environment trump the Russian intelligence. “Data on phone calls and intercepted calls indicate that members of the staff of Donald trump in the 2016 elections and other people from his entourage repeatedly in contacts with key members of the Russian intelligence services during the year before the elections”, — stated in the publication of the newspaper. Trump has denied this information.