It’s a story just older than the Trump presidency itself: The President has been compromised by Vladimir Putin and the Russians and is doing all that he can to send America into utter chaos.
The theory was so widespread that Robert Mueller spent 22 months and $25 million as special counsel attempting to get to the bottom of it. In the end, there were no charges pressed against President Trump, and a number of those who were charged with a crime faced indictments over perjury and process charges, a vast majority of which were domestic in origin.
Now, as President Trump clings to a number of long-shot attempts to stay in the White House for 4 more years, Congresswoman Maxine Waters is again pointing to Putin and claiming that the Commander in Chief is “compromised”.
The allegations came during an interview on CNN in which Waters was asked about a recent Russian hack of US Governmental agencies.
When asked about Russia’s alleged hack of the U.S. government and technology companies, Waters said, “Well, here’s what I know about Russia and Putin. They have, in fact, you know, compromised this president. And this president will not condemn them, will not criticize them. And even when he knows it’s a threat, whether it is our election systems or to our energy systems, he is not going to do anything to disagree with them because he’s a compromise president.”
There was more:
She continued, “He’s a president whose allies here in the United States are connected to the oligarchs of Russia. They have money agreements, et cetera, et cetera. So, we cannot expect any pushback. We’ve got to rely on Biden. And we’ve got to rely on the new administration to stand up to Russia. And to stand up to China and to be the kind of government that’s looking out for the best for their country and America. That’s what we’re relying on. We cannot expect anything from this administration.”
Waters was also forthright when asked if she believed that the hack was committed by the Russians, stating that she “absolutely” felt that way.
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