Conservatives have gleefully recalled how President Barack Obama condescendingly dismissed Mitt Romney during the 2012 campaign for labeling Russia as Americas number one geopolitical foe. President Obama spoke in Brussels today.
I was reminded we can move together in the right direction.
Obama quote russia elephant. 1 geopolitical foe earlier this year. 10232012 In an exchange about al-Qaida during the debate Obama attacked Romney for calling Russia without question our No. 10222012 In the debate Obama said Romney called Russia the biggest geopolitical threat facing America.
Romney Im glad that you recognize that al Qaeda is a threat Obama said because a few months ago when you were asked whats the biggest geopolitical threat facing America you said Russia. 12132016 Obama Tells Russias Medvedev More Flexibility After Election 26 March 2012. If I say this is a podium and you say this is an elephant its going to be hard for us to cooperate.
But during an interview with The Daily Shows Trevor Noah Obama said We were frankly more concerned in the run up to the election to the possibilities of vote tampering which we did not see evidence of. 12162016 He said Russias economy doesnt produce anything that anybody wants to buy except oil gas and arms. Making stuff up doesnt make peoples lives better.
12132016 President Obamas record on defeating hackers has come into focus during the transition as he orders a sweeping probe of Russias alleged hack on the presidents own Democratic Party. But I was reminded of politics as service as caring as truth as imperfect but good-hearted. Therefore President Obama and President Medvedev agreed that it was best to instruct our technical experts to do the work of better understanding our respective positions providing space for.
Thats because he thought Crooked Hillary was going to win and he didnt want to rock the boat Trump continued in a second post. 2222018 But as Obama was describing Russia as a relatively meaningless gnat on an elephants butt in 2014 his White House expanded sanctions against Russian billionaires and banks in an effort to. The only way Russia can affect the US he.
Tweeting at the television doesnt fix things. Obama felt he had more flexibility in doing so once he was re-elected. Here is the full transcript of his remarks courtesy of the Federal News Service.
11142019 It had more to do with potentially warming US-Russia ties and improve the relationship between US. 552019 Inspiring Barack Obama quotes on leadership and life 11. When I easily won the Electoral College the whole game changed and the Russian excuse became the narrative of the Dems.
10222020 The job doesnt work that way. Romney Was Wrong On Russia Still Is By Sam Stein WASHINGTON — Ever since Vladimir Putin invaded Crimea US. 262020 Obama said in 2016 that he confronted Putin over allegations that the Russian leader ordered the hacking of the Democratic National Committee telling him to cut it out.
According to a New York Times review Obama writes that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell R-Ky has discipline shrewdness and shamelessness all of which he employed in the single-minded and dispassionate pursuit of power. I think what youre seeing is a profound recognition on the part of the American people that gays and lesbians and transgender persons are our brothers our sisters our children our cousins our friends our co-workers and that theyve got to be treated like every other American. Laughter Without facts there is no basis for cooperation.
7172018 If I say this is a podium and you say this is an elephant it is going to be hard for us to cooperate. Romney had said that al Qaeda and other terrorist groups are rushing in as revolutions shake up the Muslim world. 7172018 You have to believe in facts.
Hes there for meetings with European Union and NATO allies. Actually Romney has twice drawn the distinction between his concerns about Iran and Russia. Hope is the belief that destiny will not be written for us but by us by the men and women who are not content to settle for the world as it is who have the courage to remake the world as it should be.
The President Obama quote just before election. Iowa Caucus Victory Speech delivered 3 January 2008 Des Moines Iowa. 5152017 Shortly after Trumps victory Obama made a show of ordering a probe into alleged Russian hacking of the Democratic Party.