President Donald Trump on Friday said he discussed with Russian President Vladimir Putin the possibility of a new nuclear disarmament treaty, months after the USA walked away from a Cold War-era agreement limiting nuclear weapons that Russia has reportedly been violating for years.
On Friday night after the call, George Conway quote tweeted a MSNBC producer's post on a Russian News Agency TASS report that Trump and Putin spoke for about an hour-and-a-half-longer than the hour that had been previously reported.
"As I have always said, long before the Witch Hunt started, getting along with Russia, China, and everyone is a good thing, not a bad thing", he wrote. It is still destined to be a hot button issue in Washington for a long time, however, considering how this week's congressional hearings with Attorney General William Barr went.
Sanders said Trump and Putin spoke for a little over an hour and had a good discussion.
The Kremlin said the two sides confirmed they meant to "activate dialogue in various spheres, including strategic security". In March, Bolton warned nations "external to the Western hemisphere" to stay out of Venezuela after Russian Federation landed at least two planeloads of troops in Caracas.
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Putin has echoed some of Trump's talking points in ridiculing the Mueller probe.
The public dissonance between Trump and his national security team came amid high level concerns in the military over a push by Bolton and his National Security Council aides for more aggressive US intervention as the crisis has dragged on for months. Making clear that the United States stands with the people of Venezuela.
"They discussed nuclear agreements, both new and extended, with the possibility of having conversations with China on that front as well".
"Vladimir Putin stated that only the Venezuelan people have the right to decide the future of their country", it added.
Sanders also said the two leaders discussed Ukraine.
Russia and the United States both withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty earlier this year, while the New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) agreement, signed by former USA and Russian presidents Barack Obama and Dmitry Medvedev in April 2010, will expire in 2021.
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Trump has raised election meddling with Putin in past conversations, but has tended to play down the impact of what happened in 2016 out of concern that his victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton might seem illegitimate.
Sanders told reporters that the Mueller report came up during the call and it was briefly discussed.
"A mutual commitment was confirmed to activating dialogue in various spheres, including on questions of strategic stability", the Kremlin said.
Trump has repeatedly declined to publicly rebuff Putin for the 2016 operation.
Trump's comments stand in sharp contrast to those made a month ago, after Russian Federation sent a contingent of special forces to Caracas.
Trump has clearly been bothered by George Conway's constant Twitter attacks and lashed out at him in March.
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