The following is an excerpt from Amy Kellogg | March 21, 2017 | Foxnews.com |
Russia has been uncharacteristically mum on the Monday’s House Intelligence Committee about Russian meddling in the U.S. Presidential election.
It was not until late Tuesday morning when the Kremlin finally commented. Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the committee was “confused.”
“They are trying to find confirmation of their own conclusions,” he said, “but can’t find either proof or confirmation and are going around in circles.”
Since the election of President Donald Trump, Russian lawmakers had been quick to comment on the word from Washington in the press and on Twitter. Hopes in Moscow were initially high that President Trump would extend an olive branch to Russia, and find a way to do business with it, as he had said repeatedly he would like to do.
But with the barrage of leaks about the Trump campaign’s possible inappropriate dealings with members of the Russian government, the forced resignation of National Security Advisor Mike Flynn, and the revelations that Attorney General Jeff Sessions failed to disclose conversations with the Russian Ambassador to Washington, Russia has gone increasingly quiet.
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