What Next? The Implications of Putin's Reelection

Presidents Putin and Trump at a summit in Vietnam last year. Mr Trump says another meeting is likely “in the not-too-distant future”

Presidents Putin and Trump at a summit in Vietnam last year. Mr Trump says another meeting is likely “in the not-too-distant future”

Since his recent phone call congratulating Vladimir Putin on his re-election as Russian president, US President Donald Trump has faced backlash for his alleged fraternisation with a foreign dictator. "Leaking such information is a fireable offense and likely illegal", a senior White House official, who requested anonymity, said.

When Obama congratulated Putin in 2012, Russian Federation hadn't just been implicated in the poisoning of a father and daughter in Britain.

The call was the latest indicator of Trump's personal reluctance to publicly criticize Putin.

"I had a call with President Putin and congratulated him on the victory, his electoral victory", Trump said during his meeting with Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman of Saudi Arabia.

Administration officials said it was unclear if the President had seen the briefing memo that was leaked to the Post. "The call had to do also with the fact that we will probably get together in the not too distant future so that we can discuss arms, we can discuss the arms race". "The Russians, I think, have had long experience with Mr. Trump and may have things they could expose".

Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted an invitation from his Sudanese counterpart Omar al-Bashir to visit Sudan, state-run Sudan News Agency (SUNA) reported.

While most Americans want to believe that all government actions and authority are vested in those we elect, there's at least some chance that Trump is right - that unelected officials with concerns about his foreign policy choices are leaking against their commander-in-chief to embarrass him, alter his behavior, or bring about his political demise. John McCain, R-Ariz., who chairs the Senate Armed Services Committee and has pressed the Trump administration to respond aggressively to Russia's interference in the US presidential election. The White House is not formally acknowledging the veracity of the presidential guidance first reported by The Washington Post.

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Trump himself weighed in Wednesday afternoon on Twitter, arguing that getting along with Russian Federation "is a good thing" because Moscow can help solve problems with North Korea, Syria, Ukraine, the Islamic State, Iran and the arms race. "In particular, the sides emphasized the importance of coordinated efforts in limiting the arms race", the Kremlin said.

Our intelligence community has warned Trump that, under Putin's leadership, the Russians have - and will continue to - meddle in our elections.

Sanders was pressed on Trump's call with Putin, but said that the White House believes maintaining a relationship with Putin is worth it, despite some outstanding issues.

Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has pleaded guilty to lying about his involvement with Russian Federation. "Also to discuss Ukraine, Syria and North Korea and other things".

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio called the leak a "bigger outrage" than Trump's congratulations for Putin.

In Russia, which calls the Second World War the Great Patriotic War, as the Soviet Union lost more than 26 million people between 1941 and 1945, the comparison to Hitler enraged the Government and members of the public alike, and was further evidenced by responses on social media.

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