Trump Accuses Obama of Collusion, Obstruction Over Russia

  • Trump Accuses Obama of Collusion, Obstruction Over Russia

Trump Accuses Obama of Collusion, Obstruction Over Russia

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer revealed his thoughts on President Donald Trump's July 2016 comments when he joked that Russian hackers should find Hillary Clinton's "missing" emails. "I should be given apology!" "He didn't "choke", he colluded or obstructed, and it did the Dems and Crooked Hillary no good", Mr Trump tweeted, alluding to a Washington Post article that laid out the timeline of Mr Obama's response to the Russian threat.

Trump writes Monday that Obama did "NOTHING about Russian Federation after being notified by the Central Intelligence Agency of meddling" because "he expected Clinton would win".

- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 26, 2017...and did not want to "rock the boat".

Another former Obama White House official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Mr. Trump's attacks on Mr. Obama were "a transparent effort to distract from the awful impact of their [Obamacare] repeal bill".

Russian Federation engaged in an highly sophisticated, multi-layered influence campaign to help elect Trump over Clinton, according to the intelligence community's consensus.

The U.S. intelligence community concluded that Moscow interfered in the U.S. election specifically to help Trump win.

Mr Trump also appears to be under investigation for possible obstruction of justice.

As recently as last week, Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer said he did not know whether the president believed Russian Federation interfered in the election.

Well I just heard today for the first time that Obama knew about Russian Federation a long time before the election, and he did nothing about it.

"And to be honest with you", Trump admitted, "I'd love to see them".

Some officials were reportedly wary of taking action before the election, which was dominated by Trump making claims on the campaign trail of the election being "rigged" against him.

The wishy-washy non-statement from Spicer, on behalf of Trump, comes on the heels of a Washington Post story from last week that said the White House knew of Russia's plan to hack the election as early as August 2016, but did nothing about it, placing much of the blame for the situation on the Obama administration. "I think the idea was that you had Hillary Clinton with a secret server, that was very clear about what she had done to evade it, and I think that's probably a bigger concern right now in terms of what they were doing, and the lack of security that they had". All they do is delay and complain.They own ObamaCare!