The Washington Post reported that Jared Kushner, a
White House comparison adviser, and Reince Priebus, the former
arch of staff, had urged President Donald Trump to accept US
comprehension agencies’ end that Russia interfered in the
2016 election but that Trump pronounced he did not trust the
Trump has publicly wavered on the issue during his
first year in office.
He has pronounced he believes Russian President Vladimir
Putin’s avowal that he had no role in the
In face-to-face interventions with Donald Trump before his
inauguration, his comparison confidant Jared Kushner and arch of
staff, Reince Priebus, urged the boss to accept the findings
of US comprehension agencies that Russia interfered in the 2016 US
election, according to an
in-depth report by The Washington Post published Thursday.
But Trump refused, observant they could not be trusted, the report
Kushner, Priebus, and others at the meetings had hoped to get
Trump to acknowledge the agencies’ end so he could pierce on
from the issue and start reconciling with Russia, according to
“This was partial of the normalization process,” one participant
told The Post. “There was a big bid to get him to be a
But Trump responded to his staff’s efforts with anger — despite
being told other members of his Cabinet had already supposed the
findings, he saw no reason to do so himself, The Post reported.
“So what?” he responded, according to the report, adding that
acknowledging that Russia had hacked into the Democratic National
Committee was a “trap.”
Though Trump has publicly wavered on the issue, he has not
unquestionably corroborated the comprehension agencies’ findings.
In January, he told reporters he suspicion Russia was concerned in
the hacking, yet he combined some caveats.
And at the G-20 assembly in Hamburg, Germany, in July, Trump
non-stop his assembly with Putin with a doubt on Russian
division in the 2016 election but mostly focused on other
But on one arise during his outing in Asia last month, Trump
signaled that he devoted Russian President Vladimir Putin over US
“He pronounced he didn’t meddle,” Trump told reporters aboard Air Force
One. “Every time he sees me, he says, ‘I didn’t do that,’ and I
believe, we really believe, that when he tells me that, he means
after simplified that he believed that Putin did not think
Russia interfered in the election.
“I trust very much in the comprehension agencies,” he told
reporters, yet he didn’t discuss their conclusion.