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Re Trump: The Arkies say......

Posted By on Mon, Jul 16, 2018 at 2:42 PM

From Fox News to U.S. Sen. John McCain, reviews of Donald Trump in Helsinki have been harsh.


Now comes reaction from members of Congress in Arkansas:


And, whoa, this isn't the only ugly Russian angle for Trump to contend with. A new criminal charge announced today and it links up Russians with the NRA and efforts to help Trump.

This  quote from Rep. French Hill.

“For decades Russia has engaged in propaganda and political shenanigans in Western democracies, and based on publicly available intelligence and information, their efforts in the U.S. elections in 2016 were no different.

“President Trump missed an opportunity today in his meeting and press conference with Russian President Putin to make clear that the United States does not believe Russian denials about meddling in our 2016 elections and that America will not stand for interference of this kind.

“In the House we have passed multiple bills sanctioning Russian interests, increasing U.S. military and intelligence spending, and supporting our European allies from Russian aggression. We continue to call upon the current administration to counter Russia's political and military actions in Syria, the Middle East, and the Ukraine, and to hold Russia accountable for their attempts to meddle in U.S. and European elections. Undercutting and destabilizing democracies are not the action of friends.”

Later, Sen. Tom Cotton weighed in with a statement that, said many opf the things Trump wouldn't say:

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