Donald Trump Defends Mitch McConnell: ‘The Washington Post Is a Russian Asset’

Breitbart | 7/30/2019 | Charlie Spiering
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President Donald Trump ridiculed the Washington Post as a “Russian asset” after a columnist accused Senate Majority Mitch McConnell of being a “Russian asset.”

“I think the Washington Post is a Russian asset by comparison,” Trump said. “Mitch McConnell loves our country. He’s done a great job.”

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Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank claimed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was helping Russia in a piece headlined “Mitch McConnell is a Russian Asset.”

The president spoke about the controversy as he left the White House for a speech recognizing the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, Virginia.

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Trump said the Washington Post was also “fake news,” printed for the benefit of Amazon owner Jeff Bezos.

“They actually said that Mitch McConnell is an asset of Russia?” Trump asked. “They oughta’...
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