Washington: US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to blast the “faux” media and his Democratic rivals, and referred to as a former marketing campaign aide who has pleaded responsible within the Russia probe a “liar.”
The morning assault got here a day after particular counsel Robert Mueller introduced expenses in opposition to three aides to Trump’s marketing campaign who had been indicted as a part of a sprawling investigation into Russian efforts to affect the vote.
One of many three, George Papadopoulos, who Trump has beforehand referred to as an “wonderful man,” pleaded responsible earlier this month on a cost of mendacity to the FBI about his Kremlin-related contacts.
The opposite two, former marketing campaign chief Paul Manafort and Rick Gates pleaded not responsible Monday on expenses of conspiracy, cash laundering and different counts.
In a collection of two tweets, Trump wrote:
“The Pretend Information is working additional time. As Paul Manaforts lawyer mentioned, there was “no collusion” and occasions talked about passed off lengthy earlier than he… got here to the marketing campaign. Few folks knew the younger, low stage volunteer named George, who has already confirmed to be a liar. Verify the DEMS!”
The reference to the Democratic Social gathering comes amid mounting assaults from Trump and his supporters, who amongst different issues declare the Democrats are behind a “faux” file containing salacious particulars about Trump’s alleged Russia ties.
Trump has repeatedly denied any collusion with Russia throughout his marketing campaign.
In one other tweet that landed minutes later, Trump mentioned he hoped folks would flip their consideration to a tax reform bundle being fleshed out in Congress.
“I hope folks will begin to give attention to our Large Tax Cuts for Enterprise (jobs) and the Center Class (along with Democrat corruption)!” he wrote.