Donald Trump Falsely Claimed He's Been Much Tougher on Russia Than Obama

Type: ScapegoatingFeb 20 2018 Severity:
Targeted: Barack ObamaAbout: Russia
Donald Trump tried to besmirch the integrity of President Obama by falsely claiming that he has been much tougher on Russia than his predecessor, a claim that is demonstrably false. Obama imposed sanctions on Russia and expelled numerous Russian government officials from the United States, but Trump has done nothing and has even moved to ease the impact of sanctions Congress overwhelmingly voted for.

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