Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Caught on Video Joking About Trump During Putin's Recent Trip to Syria
Just a little over a month after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and other European leaders were caught mocking President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad were caught joking about Trump as well.
The video was leaked from coverage of Putin's visit to Syria.
After White House Releases Summary of Call Between Trump and Putin, People Imagine How the Call Really Went
Russian President Vladimir Putin's relationship with President Donald Trump has been a hot topic in the United States since Trump's presidential campaign.
With evidence detailed in the Mueller Report that Trump campaign officials welcomed Russian assistance to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, Americans across the country have condemned Trump's apparent subservience to Putin.
In the Summer of 2018 at a joint conference in Helsinki, Trump infamously sided with Putin over unanimous assessments from U.S. intelligence officials that Putin ordered a sweeping disinformation campaign to influence the American election. No record of their hours-long closed door discussion prior to the conference was released.
WH Spokesman Says Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Will Discuss 'Election Security' and People Have Questions
The same day House leadership announced articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, the President welcomed Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Far-right Fox News host Tucker Carlson routinely rails against legal immigration, against the so-called "socialism" of the left, and against basic respect for people whose phenotype doesn't match his—all under the guise of love for American values.
So it came as a surprise when Carlson said he was supporting Russia in its ongoing aggression towards neighboring Ukraine.
'Fox and Friends' Host Pushes Back on Trump After He Repeats Conspiracy Theory That Ukraine Has DNC Server
Diplomat and Ukraine expert Dr. Fiona Hill testified before the House Intelligence Committee overseeing the impeachment inquiry on Thursday, notably criticizing Republican lawmakers for pushing the conspiracy theory that it was Ukraine that hacked our election in 2016 and framed Russia for it.
Only one day later, President Donald Trump called in to Fox and Friends, repeating the same fictional narrative that Dr. Hill warned against.
Impeachment Inquiry Witness Calls Out Committee Republicans for Promoting Trump's 'Fictional Narrative' on Ukraine
President Donald Trump, in his now-infamous July 25th phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, urged Zelensky to investigate "Crowdstrike," the company that investigated the hacking of the Democratic National Committee's emails.
The emails were stolen by Russia, given to WikiLeaks, and subsequently leaked in order to damage the 2016 campaign of Democratic nominee and former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton. This is the unanimous consensus of investigations by the FBI, the Justice Department, and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.
Ousted Ukraine Ambassador Says State Department Consulted With Sean Hannity About Right-Wing Smear Campaign Against Her
The House committees overseeing the ongoing impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump released a transcript of the closed-door testimony from ousted Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch.
One moment that stands out in the transcript's hundreds of pages involves one of the President's favorite television hosts: Sean Hannity of Fox News.