Donald Trump hit Twitter Wednesday afternoon to address his much-maligned congratulatory phone call to Russia President Vladimir Putin.

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“I called President Putin of Russia to congratulate him on his election victory (in past, Obama called him also). The Fake News Media is crazed because they wanted me to excoriate him. They are wrong! Getting along with Russia (and others) is a good thing, not a bad thing…They can help solve problems with North Korea, Syria, Ukraine, ISIS, Iran and even the coming Arms Race. Bush tried to get along, but didn’t have the “smarts.” Obama and Clinton tried, but didn’t have the energy or chemistry (remember RESET). PEACE THROUGH STRENGTH!”

Both Trump and his chief of staff John Kelly are furious that details of the president’s national security briefing materials telling him not to congratulate Putin were leaked to the press.

Trump was reportedly “fuming” on Tuesday night after The Washington Post reported that Trump’s national security advisers specifically instructed him not to congratulate Putin on his electoral victory. The Post reported that the materials read “DO NOT CONGRATULATE.”

Twitter quickly responded:

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Source: truthexam.com

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