President Trump Turns Obama's Quotes About Russia's Meddling In The Election Against Him

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If there is one thing that Barack Obama was good at, it’s turning even the most awkward situations around. In August 2016, while on the presidential campaign, then Republican candidate Donald Trump shared this post on Twitter.

Later on, Obama provided an apt response to Donald Trump while on the “Mean Tweets” segment of “Jimmy Kimmel Live”.

If candidate Trump was expecting a subtler response, the final mic-drop was a total opposite.

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President Trump uses Obama’s words concerning Russia meddling

against him

President Trump has cited remarks made by Barack Obama on election rigging as a defense for his claims of antagonism by Democrats.

Obama made the remarks just weeks before the presidential elections in 2016. He was having a conversation with former Italian Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi.

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According to President Trump, the position of Democrats changed soon after he won the elections.

During the conversation with the then-Italian Prime Minister, Obama was addressing claims by Trump that the Democrats were rigging the US elections. However, President Trump has cited Obama’s remarks as part of his defense in the ongoing Russia investigation.

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The new development comes just after a grand jury indicted 13 Russians and 3 Russian companies for meddling in the 2016 elections. Investigations revealed that the Russians posed as Americans and coordinated rallies and other activities in support of the Republicans.

Blame game

In another development, President Trump blames Obama for not paying more attention to reports of Russian meddling that began in 2014. Furthermore, President Trump says it was Obama’s responsibility to investigate and put an end to the matter, before the 2016 elections.

His position received some validation from Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee.

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In conclusion. President Trump said neither him nor his campaign organization is guilty of collusion. Barack Obama did not say word yet.

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