Spicer: Trump Expects Russia To "Return Crimea"


White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday that the Trump administration has been "incredibly tough on Russia," saying that Obama allowed them to seize Crimea while Trump "continues to raise the issue."

"The irony of this entire situation is that the president has been incredibly tough on Russia, he continues to raise the issue of Crimea, which the previous administration allowed to be seized by Russia," stated Spicer.

Continuing, he said that Trump has "made it very clear that he expects the Russian government to de-escalate violence in the Ukraine and return Crimea. At the same time, he fully expects to and want sto get along with Russia."

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