Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently addressed the upcoming peace plan with Afghanistan as well as concerns over election interference.
New reports have suggested that Russia, once again, has interests in the U.S. presidential election. This time, their alleged efforts are focused on Democrat candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.). One America’s Jenn Pellegrino has more from the White House.
According to National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, there isn’t any intelligence behind the recent claims of Russian interference in the 2020 elections. On Sunday, he dismissed the leaked House Intel report, which alleged the Kremlin is trying to help President Trump get reelected.
History is doomed to repeat itself as new reports showed Russia is allegedly taking another run at interfering in the U.S. presidential election. The intelligence community has reportedly told Congress that Russia is attempting to interfere in the 2020 election cycle in order to reelect President Trump.
Some in D.C. have blamed Russia for a Trump 2020 victory yet to even take place. One America’s Chanel Rion has more on the White House’s response to these reports.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said he is planning to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin about deescalating the situation in Northwestern Syria. While speaking to the press, Erdogan announced he would contact Putin on Friday evening to “determine their stance” in the region.
President Trump has dismissed new reports that claimed Russia is, once again, attempting to sway the presidential election in his favor. On Friday, the president slammed Democrat lawmakers for what he called “another misinformation campaign.”
Russia recently said a Turkish military operation against Syrian forces in the Idlib region would be a “worst-case scenario.” A Kremlin spokesperson said Russia has made its final warnings about an “imminent” Turkish attack in Syria.
On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced it’s imposing sanctions on a subsidiary of the Russian oil conglomerate Rosneft. The sanctions will freeze all assets held in the U.S. by Rosneft Trading SA, the Swiss-incorporated broker for the Russian oil company, and also target firm President Didier Casimiro. Private holders of interests in the firm will be given 90 days to divest from the company or risk having their assets frozen.