WATCH: Donald Trump Holds Press Conference with President of Romania LIVE STREAM
President Trump will host Romanian President Klaus Iohannis at the White House on Friday, and they will hold a joint press conference where they are expected to take questions.
This will be Trump’s first press event since former FBI director James Comey denounced the president as a liar during his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. While Comey said that Trump was not personally under investigation for colluding with Russia, he talked about how Trump asked him to pledge his loyalty, and how the president supposedly pressed him to end the FBI’s investigation into former National Security adviser Michael Flynn.
Trump has claimed “total vindication” over the hearing’s revelations, all while ripping the “false statements and lies” that surround the ongoing investigations on Russia. Trump has also slammed Comey as a “leaker” since the former FBI director explained how he used a proxy in order to inform the press about the memos he took about his meetings with Trump.
In terms of Trump’s meeting with Iohannis, the two leaders are likely to discuss the American-Romanian military partnership. The two leaders are expected to address matters like defense spending, and also their respective views about NATO.
The conference is scheduled to begin at 2:45 p.m. EST.
Watch above, via The White House.
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