US President Donald Trump stunned the world by refusing to criticize President Vladimir Putin over Russia’s alleged election meddling. But while that created a firestorm in Washington DC, in Trump country his supporters are fine with it.
The US president has said he accepts Israeli President Netanyahu's denials regarding spying on the White House. Media reports claimed surveillance devices were discovered and that they were most likely linked to Israel.
Moscow downplayed US media reports that said the CIA spy had access to Vladimir Putin and was extracted in 2017 over concerns of media exposure.
After a new sexual misconduct allegation was made against the US Supreme Court justice, President Trump took to Twitter in a vehement defense, and Democratic presidential candidates called for an investigation.
Republican former governor Mark Sanford once described Trumpism as "a cancerous growth" and is now seeking to challenge the president's reelection bid. Sanford said the Republican Party had "lost its way."
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