This is appalling and I hope that we will see calls for the firing of the writer and editor at CBS for such a shameful deliberate false attack on Trump. I am not a TRUMP supporter but this is just too much, even a liberal Democrat should be able to see through this and it’s purposeful attempt to make the reader think TRUMP supports murdering journalists. Shame on CBS, and I hope that George Stephanopoulos will call for the same since his name is used in the article.
If the democrats and liberals let this go by without an uproar you know they are not for equality. And If the Republicans keep quiet also than you can rest assured that the fix is in and they are conspiring to get TRUMP out of the race. In any case this is blatantly meant to get the reader think TRUMP supports killing Journalists. Now lets see who is honest enough and brave enough to say so.
Here is the full text and link to article
By REENA FLORES CBS NEWS December 20, 2015, 5:04 PM
Donald Trump defends Putin’s record on killing journalists
Days after Vladimir Putin praised Donald Trump as an “outstanding and
talented person,” the GOP 2016 candidate is launching a vociferous
defense on behalf of the Russian president, backing Putin against
allegations that he has ordered the murder of journalists in Russia.
“It would be a terrible thing if it were true, but I have never seen any
information or any proof that he killed reporters,” Trump told ABC News’
George Stephanopoulos in an interview that aired Sunday. “You’re just
saying, he killed reporters. You and other people tell me he killed
reporters. I don’t know that he killed reporters. I haven’t seen it. If he
did, I think it’s despicable. I think it would be horrible. But you’re
making these accusations and I don’t — I don’t see any proof.”
Trump, who has said before that he believes he’d get along well with the
Russian leader, added that he’s “read those allegations.” But, he added,
Putin “totally denies that he kills reporters.”
On Thursday, Putin told reporters that Trump was the “absolute front-
runner” in the U.S. presidential race and that he “certainly welcomes” the
billionaire’s call for better relations between the two countries.
Trump has since basked in the compliments — to the ire of his rival
Rubio: I do not want Putin’s endorsement
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio slammed Trump on CBS’ “Face the Nation,”
saying that he shouldn’t be honored by the Russian leader.
Putin, Rubio said, has “jailed and murdered journalists, political
opponents. He bombed an apartment building as a pretext to attack the
Chechens. He is responsible for the downing of the Malaysian airliner
over Ukraine, because he provided the antiaircraft weaponry that was
used for that.”
But Trump believes it’s a positive development.
“If Putin respects me and if Putin wants to call me brilliant and other
things that he said which were, frankly, very nice, I’ll accept that and I’ll
accept that on behalf of our country,” Trump said on ABC News. “Because
if we get along well with Russia, that’s a positive thing.”
Trump made the media rounds Sunday, also appearing on Fox News and
repeating that “it’s really good if we get along with other countries
knowing that we want to do well against them.”
And on a radio broadcast Sunday, Trump also seemed to equate the
charges against Putin to the lives lost in wars by the United States.
“We have such incompetent leadership that we’re going all over the
place,” Trump said during a WABC interview. “We’re killing people.
They’re killing people.”
“We’re not killing journalists,” Trump clarified. “But we’re certainly at a
lot of different wars with a lot of different people, and maybe with good
diplomacy and, you know, better leadership, things could work out a lot
better than they’re working out right now, you never know.”
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