Trump posted a photo of the leader of the Democrats in the Senate with Putin
Moscow. 3 Mar. INTERFAX.RU — U.S. President Donald trump posted on his Twitter a photo of Senator Chuck Schumer, leader of the democratic minority in the Senate, which he captured near the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
“We need to immediately start an investigation against Senator Schumer and his ties with Russia and Putin. What hypocrisy!” — wrote the 45th President of the United States.
We should start an immediate investigation into @SenSchumer and his ties to Russia and Putin. A total hypocrite! pic.twitter.com/Ik3yqjHzsA
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 3, 2017
He previously Chuck Schumer called on the head of the justice Department Jeff and Roman sessions to leave his post because of reports about his contacts with the Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak. Sessions confirmed that communicated with the Russian diplomat, with whom he discussed issues of combating terrorism, the situation in Ukraine, and recalled how in 1991 he visited Russia as part of a Church delegation.
In the United States recently broke several scandals in connection with the contact of government officials with representatives of the Russian Federation. Democrats insist that these cases should be investigated.
So The New York Times reported that in December 2016 closed meeting with Kislyak held a former adviser to the U.S. President for national security Michael Flynn and senior Advisor, son-in-law of Donald trump, Jared Kushner. And according to USA Today, two more adviser from the election team trump — Jeffrey Gordon and Carter Paige — met with Kislyak.
Flynn left his post as national security adviser after criticism in the press, which accused him that he was in conversation with the Russian Ambassador discussed the issue of sanctions against Russia.
Earlier, the trump called the expanded U.S. campaign to expose the meetings of his team with the Russian Ambassador “witch hunt”.