Trump claims that he never stayed in Moscow during the 2013 Miss Universe pageant, but a new report shows that his plane landed in Moscow on Friday, and didn’t leave until Sunday night.
Bloomberg reported, “Now, flight records obtained by Bloomberg provide to-the-minute details, from wheels down to departure. Combined with existing accounts and Trump’s own social-media posts, they capture a mere 45 hours and 43 minutes that, nearly five years later, loom large in the controversy engulfing the White House and at the heart of the Comey memos, which the Justice Department turned over last week to Congress.”
The Bloomberg report has the minute by minute flight records, which match up with Trump’s social media posts to prove that his story about not having spent the night in Moscow at all during the trip is a lie. Trump doesn’t want to be placed in Moscow for a reason. If he admits to spending time in Russia, the next questions will be who did he meet with and what did they talk about.
An innocent president would not have to lie to the FBI Director and claim that he was never there. Only someone who has something to hide would lie. It has been reported that Trump stayed in Moscow, so why deny it? Being in Russia isn’t the problem for Trump. It is what happened there that might have a direct impact on the Russia investigation.
Trump’s world is unraveling. Years and decades of secrets are being revealed.
The flight records don’t lie, and whatever Trump is trying to hide is likely already something that Mueller and his team have found.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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