Mattis Slams ‘Slow Learner’ Putin Over Election Meddling
05 December, 2018, 16:16 | Author: Emmett Rice
"We are seeing a continued effort around those lines". "We will re-energize our arms control efforts, but the onus is on Russia", Mattis said.
American intelligence agencies concluded that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 US presidential election to sow discord and boost Trump's chances through a campaign of propaganda and hacking aimed at disparaging his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.
In his address to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute yesterday Mattis also said that the United States seeks a constructive, results-oriented relationship with Beijing.
During the forum, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Russian Federation will continue to undermine its neighbors, but also the United States in order to project its strength.
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis revealed that the Russian government attempted to interfere in the U.S. midterm elections last month.
Last week, US Ambassador Nikki Haley to the United Nations accused Russian Federation of "outlaw actions" and an "outrageous violation of sovereign Ukrainian territory" while addressing an emergency meeting of the Security Council. However, Mattis said that he didn't think the threat from Russian Federation to American elections had increased.
"Mr. Putin is clearly a slow learner". He is not recognizing that what he is doing is actually creating an animosity against his people, "said Mattis".
Mattis said, in the Indo-Pacific region, we keep our decades-old alliances strong by building new partnerships.
CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta said "this is probably the revelation of the day". Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov called the canceled Trump-Putin meeting a missed opportunity, saying it didn't "help settling a number of important worldwide problems".
Speaking in Buenos Aires, Putin told reporters Saturday there were no preconditions for future bilateral talks with Trump.
Family and friends will then gather at the National Cathedral in Washington for an 11 a.m. funeral service on Wednesday. Sully will reportedly make one last journey with the 41st president, who served from 1989 to 1993.
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Solomon has deduced from these members of Congress that some of the contacts that occurred in 2016 were related to the "dossier". Cohen admitted to making the payments at Trump's behest to buy Clifford's silence and, in turn, influence the election.
The Clintons and the Obamas both became friendly with the Bush family and attended Barbara Bush's funeral in April. Sitting presidents often don't go to services for former first ladies; Melania Trump represented her husband.
The Bush family's post-White House spokesman Jim McGrath shared the photo on Twitter Sunday with the hashtag #remembering41. Social media users thanked Sully for his services and commented on his and dogs' loyalty generally towards their owners.
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