"Work with his team"means he's considering it? Well, that's just outrageous and super bonkers! https://t.co/iPHWtRzd67
— Diplopundit (@Diplopundit) July 18, 2018
“If the U.S. would make a former diplomat avail for questioning by a foreign government without evidence of wrongdoing, then that would be quite horrifying” —former ambassador to Afghanistan and current president of the American Academy of Diplomacy https://t.co/IUW2Vvi7Oe
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) July 18, 2018
Question U.S. citizens in Russia's crosshairs for exposing a massive money-laundering scheme and its deadly cover-up, sparking legislation (The Magnitsky Act) and federal prosecution (Prevezon case).
Trump won't rule out endangering those who advanced U.S. policy to aid Putin's. https://t.co/JUorwPGO3L
— Adam Klasfeld (@KlasfeldReports) July 18, 2018
A reminder that the context in which Putin is proposing questioning McFaul is retaliation at Bill Browder over the Magnitsky Act. Here's how Putin put it in Helsinki. pic.twitter.com/hiYjHbKeMj
— Spencer Ackerman (@attackerman) July 18, 2018
For those keeping score at home, this means Putin asked the President to let him get his hands on a former US ambassador to Russia, @McFaul, and man who successfully lobbied for one of the primary sanctions against Russia. And the WH can’t say how POTUS responded. Remarkable. https://t.co/Ly3vPuP2vS
— David Sanger (@SangerNYT) July 18, 2018
I am not an "associate" of Bill Browder. I am the former US ambassador to Russia. Putin is seeking to arrest a former Ambassador. Please understand how outrageous this act is, discussed no less between our two presidents https://t.co/A1pPQZr9dJ
— Michael McFaul (@McFaul) July 18, 2018
VIDEO: @StateDept spokesperson Heather Nauert calls Russian request to question former US Ambassador to Russia Michael @McFaul and other American citizens "absolutely absurd."
View the full video via State Dept. Youtube channel:https://t.co/KbD6nzIKvq pic.twitter.com/B2GHYLbDJJ
— Mike Carter-Conneen (@MikeCConTV) July 18, 2018