Breaking news – Washington (NEWZ247)U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley explained Thursday night to congressional Republicans that Russia is no “friend” of America and multiplied down on President Trump’s current demand that Congress help quit offering cash to nations that don’t bolster the United States.
“Russia isn’t our friend,” Haley said at a dinner at the Greenbrier resort, where the Republicans are holding their yearly retreat. “There might be a few things we can work with them on, and we ought to do that where we can. In any case, Russia … won’t be our friend as long as their administration has the qualities that it has, and as long as it acts the way it does internationally.”
Haley talked in the midst of the approximately one-year-long, politically charged Justice Department investigation concerning whether partners of Trump intrigued with Russian agents amid the 2016 presidential race or amid the change time frame before the organization moved into the White House.
Trump has recommended that he comprehends Russian President Vladimir Putin’s initiative style, however demands that he never connived with Russian authorities, and that he comprehends Russia’s inclusion in Syria and its interruption into neighboring Ukraine.
Haley on Thursday evening referred to a few cases that propose the organization pummels Russia — including that it sent weapons to Ukraine, directed a military strike on Russian partners in Syria and ousted Russian representatives in the U.S.
“That reality is this: In the most recent year, this administration has been harder on Russia than any American administration since Ronald Reagan,” she said to adulation. “I have no clue what Russia anticipated from the American decisions. In any case, I need to let you know, they are not content with what they wound up with.”