Trump 'warned' not to congratulate Putin in Russia election

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Earlier at a press conference austin police chief brian manley said cops found an audiotape with the suspect in which he describes how he made the bombs but did say why i know everybody is interested in a motive and understanding why and we're never going to be able to put a ration behind these acts but what i can tell you having listened to that recording he does not at all mention anything about terrorism nor does he mention anything about hate family says the vet suspects own descriptions of the bombing attacks indicate they were not hate crimes pflueger ville police investigators will continue gathering evidence at the home and neighbors are being urged to avoid going near the house the suspects two roommates were detained for questioning one was later released no information on the status of the second roommate president trump ignored a warning from national security aides to refrain from congratulating russian president vladimir putin on his reelection victory a senior administration official says the president's briefing materials for the putin phone call included a section in all caps that said do not congratulate but he did so anyway it was unclear whether mr trump read the talking points prepared by his national security team before tuesday's call some republican lawmakers are criticizing the president's decision to congratulate putin in what is viewed by many observers as a sham election white house correspondent greg clugston reporting in a wednesday afternoon tweet mr trump said getting along with russia and others is a good thing not a bad thing.

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