Donald Trump Insisted No One Has Been Tougher On Russia Than He Has

Type: Outright LiesApr 03 2018 Severity:
About: Russia & Vladimir Putin
Donald Trump falsely claimed that "no one has been tougher on Russia" than he has, something that can easily be disproved. Trump has heretofore refused to impose the sanctions against Russia that Congress nearly unanimously passed and has yet to publicly rebuke Russian President Vladimir Putin for interfering in the 2016 Presidential election.

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Quote | The Administration has refused to impose sanctions Congress overwhelmingly passed.

“Ideally we want to get along with Russia. Getting along with Russia is a good thing, not a bad thing. Maybe we will, maybe we won’t,” Trump told reporters during a meeting with Baltic state leaders.

“Probably no one has been tougher to Russia than Donald Trump.”