Trump stays still on sharpened victims, smoke over Russia


  • President Donald Trump gestures as he walks as he leaves a White House, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Washington, for a outing to his private Mar-a-Lago review in Florida. Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta, AP / Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump spent a holiday weekend hunkered down during his Florida estate, examination wire radio news, grousing to bar members and advisers and seething over a review of Russian choosing meddling.

In a marathon array of mad tweets from Mar-a-Lago, Trump vented about Russia, distracted during a FBI for what he noticed to be a emplacement on a Russia review during a cost of unwell to deter a conflict on a Florida high school. He done small plead of a circuitously propagandize sharpened victims and a sharpening gun control debate.

The boss has grown increasingly undone given a complaint from special warn Robert Mueller on Friday charged 13 Russians with a tract to meddle in a U.S. presidential election.

Trump noticed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s stipulation that a complaint doesn’t uncover that any American intentionally participated as explanation of his ignorance and is deeply undone that a media are still suggesting that his debate might have colluded with Russian officials, according to a chairman who has oral to a boss in a final 24 hours though is not certified to publicly plead private conversations.

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Trump was final seen publicly Friday night when he visited a circuitously Florida village disorder from a propagandize sharpened that left 17 passed and gave arise to a student-led pull for some-more gun control. White House aides suggested a boss opposite golfing so shortly after a tragedy. Instead, he dismissed off tweets Saturday and Sunday and met with House Speaker Paul Ryan Sunday afternoon.

Trump fumed to associates during Mar-a-Lago that a media “won’t let it go” and will do all to delegitimize his presidency. He done those complaints to members who stopped by his list Saturday as he dined with his dual adult sons and TV celebrity Geraldo Rivera.

Initially gratified with a Justice Department’s statement, Trump has given griped that Rosenstein did not go distant adequate in dogmatic that he was privileged of wrongdoing, and grew indignant when his inhabitant confidence adviser, H.R. McMaster, gave faith to a idea that Russia’s nosiness influenced a election, a chairman said.

Amid a flourishing call for movement on guns, a White House pronounced Sunday a boss will horde a “listening session” with students and teachers this week, though offering no sum on who would attend or what would be discussed.

On Monday, 17 Washington students devise a “lie-in” by a White House to disciple for worse gun laws. Students who survived a sharpened during Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland are formulation a impetus on Washington subsequent month to vigour politicians to take movement on gun violence.

On Twitter, Trump stressed that a Russian bid began before he announced his candidacy and asserted that a Obama administration bears some censure for it. He also insisted he never denied that a Kremlin interfered in a 2016 U.S. campaign, nonetheless in fact he has frequently challenged a sincerity of a evidence.

The boss announced “they are shouting their asses off in Moscow’” during a slow fallout from a Kremlin’s choosing interference.

James Clapper, a former executive of inhabitant intelligence, pronounced on CNN’s “State of a Union” that a boss was not focusing on a bigger threat.

“Above all this tongue here, again, we’re losing steer of, what is it we’re going to do about a hazard acted by a Russians? And he never — he never talks about that,” pronounced Clapper. “It’s all about himself, collusion or not.”

Trump tweeted about a nation’s “heavy heart” in a arise of a sharpened in Parkland and remarkable a “incredible people” he met on his revisit to a community. But he also sought to use a sharpened to impugn a nation’s heading law coercion agency.

Trump pronounced late Saturday that a FBI “missed all of a many signals” sent by a think and argued that agents are “spending too most time perplexing to infer Russian collusion with a Trump campaign.”

The FBI perceived a tip final month that a male now charged in a propagandize sharpened had a “desire to kill” and entrance to guns and could be plotting an attack. But a group pronounced Friday that agents unsuccessful to investigate.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican and visit Trump critic, called that twitter about a FBI an “absurd statement” on CNN’s “State of a Union,” adding that a “FBI apparently done a terrible mistake, and people should be hold accountable. But we need care out of a executive.”

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Lemire contributed from Paradise Island, Bahamas.

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