Trump’s Ties to Russia: Trump Irrationally Obsesses, Deflects to Obama

Trump’s Ties to Russia: Trump Irrationally Obsesses, Deflects to Obama


In an attempt to deflect attention from a growing scandal involving his Administration’s connections to Russian government officials. President Donald Trump maintains an obsession on the person he’s always been obsessed about from the beginning: former President Obama.

Only this time, Trump is President of the United States ad he’s desperate to end constant talk about how he and his staff are unnaturally friendly with Russia and Vladimir Putin. 

As of this morning President Trump is calling for Congress to investigate the man he’s most obsessed with: Barack Obama.


Office of the Press Secretary


March 5, 2017

Statement from the Press Secretary

Reports concerning potentially politically motivated investigations immediately ahead of the 2016 election are very troubling. 

President Donald J. Trump is requesting that as part of their investigation into Russian activity, the congressional intelligence committees exercise their oversight authority to determine whether executive branch investigative powers were abused in 2016. 

Neither the White House nor the President will comment further until such oversight is conducted. 

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Lauren Victoria Burke
Twitter: @LVBurke / Lauren Victoria Burke is an independent journalist who analyses politics and justice reform. She created, a blog that covers the work of African American members of Congress, in 2009. Ms. Burke has also been a staffer for the Senate Democratic Policy Committee and Director of Communications for Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN). She has had a very diverse career in politics and media and appears weekly on NewsOneNow with Roland Martin. She has also appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews, Politics Nation with Al Sharpton and Up with Steve Kornacki on MSNBC. She is also a contributing writer for and Ms. Burke was born in the Bronx, New York and grew up on Long Island. She holds a B.A. in History from The American University. E-mail: Instagram: LVB325.