President TrumpDonald John Trump Four men accused of trying to tear down Andrew Jackson statue in DC Video shows retired workers signs of social estrangement ahead of Trump Tulsa rally: WaPo Biden criticizes Trump for failing to sanction Russia for the intelligence of the “rewards” of Afghan militants MORE in a tweet on Sunday morning he rejected criticism of the alleged Democratic presidential candidate Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden criticizes Trump for failing to sanction Russia for Afghan militants’ ‘rewards’ intelligence Why should Biden’s big advantage be concerned? Democrats White House undergoes dramatic change in staff MORE on the reported Russian rewards on US troops in Afghanistan, saying that Russia “ate his and Obama’s lunch during his time in office.”
“It is fun to see the corrupt Joe Biden reading a statement about Russia, which was obviously written by his handlers,” said the president.
“Russia ate her lunch and Obama’s during her time in office, so much so that Obama wanted them out of the then G8. The United States was weak in everything, but especially in Russia! He added.
It’s funny to see the corrupt Joe Biden reading a statement about Russia, which was obviously written by his handlers. Russia ate both his lunch and Obama’s during his time in office, so much so that Obama wanted them out of the then G8. The United States was weak in everything, but especially in Russia!
– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 28, 2020
During a virtual town hall on Saturday, Biden said in a New York Times report Friday that a U.S. intelligence assessment found that Russian military operatives offered payments to Taliban-linked militants to kill coalition forces. in Afghanistan, including US troops, amid peace talks that represented a “truly shocking revelation” if true.
The former vice president also criticized Trump for failing to sanction Moscow.
“Not only has it not sanctioned or imposed any consequences in Russia for this appalling violation of international law. Donald Trump has continued his shameful campaign of deference and self-degradation before Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich PutinBiden criticizes Trump for failing to sanction Russia for intelligence of ‘rewards’ by Afghan militants The White House denies being informed of the rewards of Afghan militants The Russian intelligence unit offered rewards for killing coalition troops in Afghanistan: MORE reportBiden said.
Biden also said he was “outraged” by the report, adding that “Trump’s entire presence has been a gift to Putin.”
“This is beyond pale. It is a betrayal of the nation’s holiest duty: to protect our troops when we send them in danger, “Biden said.
Early Sunday, Trump denied receiving information about the reported rewards and asked the New York Times to identify its source.
“No one informed me or told me, @VP Pence, or the Chief of Staff @MarkMeadows about the so-called attacks on our troops in Afghanistan by the Russians, as reported through an ‘anonymous source’ by Fake News @nytimes “Trump tweeted.
“Everyone denies it and there have not been many attacks on us. No one has been tougher on Russia than the Trump Administration. With the corrupt Joe Biden and Obama, Russia had a field day and seized important parts of Ukraine. Where’s Hunter? Probably just another fake Times job, like his failed Russia Hoax. Who is his ‘source’? “He added.
A New York Times spokesman said Sunday that the newspaper endorsed “our history, whose details have not been denied by the President’s own National Security agencies. “