PHOTO OF TRUMP MEETING WITH RUSSIA IN OVAL OFFICE, PROVIDED ONLY BY RUSSIAN NEWS
When Trump met with Russian leaders in The Oval Office today, he only allowed Russian press in the room, not the U.S. press, the people who work for American citizens, as reported by The New York Times:
‘When President Trump met with top Russian officials in the Oval Office on Wednesday, White House officials barred reporters from witnessing the moment. They apparently preferred to block coverage of the awkwardly timed visit as questions swirled about whether the president had dismissed his F.B.I. director in part to squelch the investigation into possible ties between his campaign and Moscow.
But the Russians, who have a largely state-run media, brought their own press contingent in the form of an official photographer. They quickly filled the vacuum with their own pictures of the meeting with Mr. Trump, Sergey V. Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, and Sergey I. Kislyak, Moscow’s ambassador to the United States.
Within minutes of the meeting, the Foreign Ministry had posted photographs on Twitter of Mr. Trump and Mr. Lavrov smiling and shaking hands. The Russian embassy posted images of the president grinning and gripping hands with the ambassador. Tass, Russia’s official news agency, released more photographs of the three men laughing together in the Oval Office.
The White House released nothing.’
This is a shocking development and does constitute an ‘act of war,’ one between the American people and their own president.