Stephanopoulos Touts Vladimir ‘Victory’ in ‘Helping Elect’ Trump, Hypes Obama, Hillary Toughness on Russia

‘Over and over again, the president’s words seem to run counter to the policies of his own government when it comes to Russia’

Stephanopoulos Touts Vladimir ‘Victory’ in ‘Helping Elect’ Trump, Hypes Obama, Hillary Toughness on Russia (NewsBusters)

All three networks broke in with live coverage of the presidential press conference in Helsinki, Finland this morning, as President Trump met with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. After setting the stage with pessimistic predictions and whining during their morning shows today, ABC broke in shortly before to compare Trump to Obama and Hillary Clinton, arguing that they were much tougher on Russia than Trump has been. Jonathan Karl even quoted a factually untrue smear tweet from an Obama official and used it to play up the former president’s record with Putin.

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