Trump did discuss the attack against Sergei Skripal Wednesday in a call with French President Emmanuel Macron.
Another big move from Donald Trump who is hiring attorney Joe diGenova, who has voiced the theory the president was framed by Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department.
At the white-tie Gridiron Club dinner on March 4, diGenova was one of the event's "ringers"-non-members who are brought in to supplement the singing sketches that are part of the 133-year-old dinner's program".
There's one major problem with that: it's blatantly disallowed.
I showered them with flattery, they're easy to deceive. Russian Federation has repeatedly said it hoped for better ties with the USA under Trump.
Poor guy, they send him packing-on extended family leave.
"I feel like something that I treasure and is important to me is being denigrated and harmed".
Any staff who isn't me tonight.
But Republicans also lined up behind the president in anger about the latest leak from the White House.
The case is Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington v. Trump, 17-cv-1228, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia (Washington). "I think this is a purely pragmatic approach". "Our family lived music, art, and literature; it was wonderful".
It's understood that Trump often extends meaningless invitations to foreign leaders, and senior administration officials told the paper that they haven't been instructed to move ahead with plans to see Putin.
In the early months of the administration, at the behest of now-President Trump, who was furious over leaks from within the White House, senior White House staff members were asked to, and did, sign nondisclosure agreements vowing not to reveal confidential information and exposing them to damages for any violation. "What we do know is that Putin has been elected in their country, and that's not something that we can dictate to them how they operate", said Sanders at the briefing, defending Trump's congratulatory message.
Democratic Senator Mark Warner told the hearing it was "clear that 2016 will not be the last attempt" to meddle by Russian Federation, calling Trump out for his failure - once again - to tackle the subject with Putin.
The Associated Press and other outlets are now reporting the quote as "an official White House statement". And people would say, oh, that's awful, you're taking away his right to free speech. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Trump "can call whomever he chooses" but noted that calling Putin "wouldn't have been high on my list".
One senior US official attributed Trump's resistance to guidance that he should distance himself from Putin to the president's belief that he should not have to forfeit his pursuit of better relations with Moscow to a Russian Federation investigation at home that he thinks is illegitimate.
North Korea Watch-National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster attended a meeting this past weekend in San Francisco with his counterparts in the Japanese and South Korean governments.