Trump dares take question from RUSSIAN media, world stops turning
28 Feb, 2019
Speaking to reporters following a largely results-free peace summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the president took questions from a smattering of American and international reporters, before picking a journalist from Sputnik, who asked Trump whether the two leaders discussed possible US nuclear inspections in North Korea.
“We’d be able to do that very easily,” Trump replied. “We have that setup so we would be able to do that very easily.”
To American journalists on Twitter, however, Trump’s answer didn’t matter. The mere fact that Trump even spoke to Sputnik was news in itself.
“Russian propaganda outlet Sputnik just asked Trump a question,” complained Yahoo News correspondent Hunter Walker, before sharing a story bashing the Russian news site.
Russian propaganda outlet Sputnik just asked Trump a question. Here’s some background on their operations in the states. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.yahoo.com/amphtml/news/fbi-document-cache-sheds-light-inner-workings-russias-u-s-news-propaganda-network-172317008.html …
FBI document cache sheds light on inner workings of Russia’s U.S. news (and propaganda) network
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Trump seems super annoyed AND he was real rude to the Sputnik lady so omg haha something great is gonna go down
Russian state media got a question. China state media got a question. Hannity got a question.
Trump largely steered clear of WH press corps.. which helped him avoid the Cohen questions