United States President Trump expelling 60 Russians from the US and they were given a week to get out. It follow’s Britain’s move and several other countries after that nerve agent attack on former Russian spy and his daughter. In the US, people seeing leaving the Russian mission with suitcases and getting into the vans in New York City. And, Russia is vowing to retaliate.
In his toughest action against the Kremlin to date, US president Trump ordered 60 Russians to leave the country. The intelligence and diplomatic officers expelled from Washington and New York, a Russian consular is shuttered. A direct response to Moscow’s alleged nerve agent poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter on British soil.
US president has acknowledged Russia’s role. Trump said, “A very sad situation. It certainly looks like the Russians were behind it. Something that should never, ever happen.”
Just days later, Trump called Vladimir Putin to praise him for winning re-election. Sources information states that the US president ignored advisers during that call. The two leaders on the phone, the same day Britain sent 23 diplomats home on a flight from London to Moscow. And now, at least 20 nations expelling more than 100 Russian diplomats.
The White House pressed on why the president’s own words don’t seem to match his administration’s aggressive actions.