Trump Furious After France, Germany Expelled Fewer Russians Than US


President Trump was reportedly upset last month when he learned that France, Germany and other European allies had expelled fewer Russian diplomats than the U.S.

The Washington Post reported that Trump explained to administration officials that the U.S. would “match” the number of expulsions doled out by European allies in the wake of a chemical attack on an ex-Russian spy living in the United Kingdom.

When Trump learned France and Germany had each booted far fewer than the 60 diplomats expelled from the U.S., he began shouting in anger, the Post reported.
Officials were reportedly unable to calm him when they explained European countries expelled the same number of Russians in total as the U.S.

Read more at The Hill.



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