Trump wants investigation against another Democrat over Russia ties
New Delhi [India], Mar. 4 (ANI): Hours after U.S. President Donald Trump called for an investigation against New York Democrat Chuck Schumer for his Russia ties, in another tweet, the former has also demanded an investigation against House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi for meeting Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak.
"I hearby demand a second investigation, after Schumer, of Pelosi for her close ties to Russia, and lying about it," Trump tweeted on Friday along with a Politico report that showed a file photo from Pelosi's 2010 meeting with Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev showing Kislyak at the table across from Pelosi – then House speaker.
The report said that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Friday that she's never met with Kislyak.
"Not with this Russian ambassador, no," Pelosi said during a Playbook interview, when asked if she'd ever met with the Russian envoy.
When asked about Pelosi's comments with the photo of the meeting, a spokesman said that Pelosi had simply meant she never had a solo meeting with Kislyak.
Earlier, Posting a photo of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer with Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump called Schumer a 'hypocrite' and suggested an immediate investigation against him.
"We should start an immediate investigation into @SenSchumer and his ties to Russia and Putin. A total hypocrite!," Trump tweeted along with the photograph in which Schumer and Putin can be seen smiling together. (ANI)