The White house said that thanks to trump for the expulsion of diplomats from Russia was sarcasm
WASHINGTON, August 11. /TASS/. The US President Donald trump was being sarcastic when he thanked Moscow for its decision to reduce the number accredited in Russia, American diplomats and technical staff. This was stated to journalists on Friday an employee of the White house.
“A White house spokesman says the US President said sarcastically when he thanked (President Vladimir) Putin for the expulsion of us officials from Russia”, — wrote in his Twitter correspondent for CBS, Margaret Brennan. She is a member of the press pool of the White house.
On Thursday, trump, who spends his holidays in Bedminster (new Jersey), said that he is grateful to Putin for a decision to reduce the number of employees of American diplomatic missions in Russia.
“I want to thank him because we are trying to reduce our salary Fund. And as for me, I am very grateful that he released a large number of people, because now we will pay less,” — said the us leader told reporters. At the same time trump claimed for the return of these American diplomats and technicians home “no real reason”.