Trump told Russian officials in 2017 he wasn’t concerned about Moscow’s interference in U.S. election

President Trump told two senior Russian officials in a 2017 Oval Office meeting that he was unconcerned about Moscow’s interference in the U.S. election because the United States did the same in other countries, an assertion that prompted alarmed White House officials to limit access to the remarks to an unusually small number of people, according to three former officials with knowledge of the matter.

White House officials were particularly distressed by Trump’s election remarks because it appeared the president was forgiving Russia for an attack that had been designed to help elect him, the three former officials said. Trump also seemed to invite Russia to interfere in other countries’ elections, they said.

H.R. McMaster, the president’s then-national security adviser, repeatedly told Trump that he could not trust the Russians, according to two former officials.

More information just came out of of the oval office meeting with the Russians. Apparently the President is ok with the Russians interfering in US elections, because we do it as well.

It would be nice if these memos were part of the impeachment inquiry as well.

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This part is significant:

an assertion that prompted alarmed White House officials to limit access to the remarks to an unusually small number of people, according to three former officials with knowledge of the matter.

Making me wonder how much more of his remarks are improperly being hidden. Looks like we’ll be seeing more of them coming out.

Makes this tweet very interesting.

https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/884016887692234753?s=21

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This is fine.

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He’s not concerned unless they fail to show up and help him again next year.

But the three former officials with knowledge of the remarks said some memos of the president’s communications were kept from people who might ordinarily have access to them. The Lavrov memo fit that description, they said.

a pattern since the very begining.

Washington Post + anonymous sources = Fake News. :rofl:

Folks, the dam is breaking.

Who do you think is leaking all this info?

The Trumpists are throwing their bodies in front of the rising water.

I don’t know. They did a pretty good job of breaking the Ukraine story.

Repeating that after the events of the past week really looks foolish.

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Trump is such an idiot

Such a minimal investment for Putin- such massive returns in the Chaos in the West that resulted.

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I keep telling every trump supporter that the Helsinki fiasco should’ve been the final clue that this ■■■■■■■ clown is a Russian asset.

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If this story is true, it is more impeachable than the Ukranian fiasco

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The whistle blower and the impeachment have given courage to others who have witnessed misconduct from this pile of ■■■■

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Versus

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Yup. It looks like the ship is starting to sink. How many more will come out, I wonder?

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