Twitter Goes Off on Trump’s Tweetstorm About Putin Meeting: ‘Akin to Partnering With Assad’


This morning, President Donald Trump started his day off as he has many times before during his time in the White House — with an epic tweetstorm that will certainly set the news conversation for the day.

This time around, the president addressed his recent visit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a meeting that created dueling accounts of what was discussed and agreed upon, especially when it comes to Russian election interference. Per Trump, Putin denied election meddling while the president claimed he has already given his opinion on the subject. He then went on to state that the two countries will work together on cyber security while taking shots at the DNC and tweeting that sanctions weren’t discussed. (This conflicts with what Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had previously said.)

As would be expected, there was an immediate reaction to the president’s tweets. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) delivered his own mini-tweetstorm in response:

Journalists also weighed in:

Democrats were expectedly critical of Trump’s statements:

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