Russia, President Trump, Vladimir Putin discussed on This Morning with Gordon Deal


Two sides to the issue as the pretended Charlottesville and also as it pertained to whether you should believe the US intelligence community. Or that of Vladimir Putin's Russia and so that the parallels are certainly clear in terms, of the actual substance of the comments. And the actual responses from lawmakers but I will say today that you know there are. Republican lawmakers on the house side. At least coming to the president's defense and there's also the, question of what Republicans could actually do more than raised their concerns they have said called Ryan house speaker said they will continue to push for sanctions on Russia Oh they have issued sanctions on Russia but beyond that it's. Not quite. Clear. What. Republicans. Can actually do to sway. This. President, or to do more, to stand up to him and speaking of Paul Ryan as you mentioned even saw him sort of downplay the effect that, Russia's meddling had on the two thousand sixteen election just a day after speaking out loudly against Russia and contradicting Trump's assertion about the meddling Republicans are concerned that the president is is so focused on. Himself and the way in which admitting Russian meddling but somehow also undermine a legitimacy of his election now the intelligence community has. Said that it's there's no way, of knowing, really the impact that the Russian meddling had, in terms of electing Trump Republican they're. Trying to get the president to kind of see beyond himself and I think that's what. You were seeing in the speaker's. Comments all, right thanks Caitlin Caitlin he burns national political reporter At real clear politics fourteen minutes. Now after. The. Hour, on. This Morning America's first news Data what are you doing criminal for college I'm the one..

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