Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.
Despite being fully briefed that 12 members of Russia’s military intelligence agency would soon be indicted for hacking Democratic emails during the 2016 campaign, Trump still denounced U.S. law enforcement’s pursuit of the case as a “witch hunt” while he was overseas this week.
“I think I would have a very good relationship with Putin if we spend time together. After watching the rigged witch-hunt yesterday, I think it really hurts our country and our relationship with Russia,” he said Friday during his joint press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May.
He was referring to Thursday’s circus-like hearing of the House Judiciary and Oversight committees, where Republicans once against tried — and failed — to discredit special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.…