Trump lets loose at CPAC in his vice-chairman's longest speech

0
26

Breaking News Emails

Get interrupted news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered everyday morning.

/ Up to date

By Lauren Egan

WASHINGTON – In his Vice-President's longest speech so far, President Donald Trump has shaken audiences at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday, releasing issues ranging from Russia's investigation and the democratic presidential field to freedom of speech at university libraries.

Trump, still from a blistering week both at home and abroad, he claimed to be "sarcastic" and "having fun with the audience," during the 2016 campaign, calling on Russia to hack the democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's emails.

"I've learned with the fake news if you're telling a joke if you're sarcastic if you're having fun with the audience if you're on live TV with millions of people and 25,000 people in an arena and if you say Something like "Russia, please, if you can, get us Hillary Clinton's emails! Please, Russia, thank you! Please get us emails! Please!" said Trump in a mocking tone.

Trump referred to a press conference in July 2016 where he said: "Russia, if you listen, I hope you can find the 30,000 emails missing. I think you are likely to be greatly rewarded by our press. Let's see if that happens. stay next. "

According to a prosecution from Specialist Robert Mueller, the Russians made their first attempt to pick Clinton's personal servers the same day.

Trump's comments, which ran for more than two hours, came just days after he returned from a trip abroad to meet with North Korean leaders during which he suggested that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un was not responsible to American university student Otto Warmbiber's death.

"I am in such a terrible position because I have to negotiate in a way. On the other hand, I love Mr. and Mrs. Warmbier, and I love Otto. And that is a very, very delicate balance. He was a particularly young Man and to see what happened was so bad, "said Trump, and seemed to explain his previous comments.