“It sounds to me like it would be Russia”: Trump sides with UK in (almost) blaming Moscow for Skripal poisoning

It’s funny that even an impromptu presidential statement of less than 60 seconds outside a helicopter can generate debate over what Trump *really* meant. Watch:

President Trump on UK investigation into poisoning of Russian former spy: “It sounds to me like they believe it was Russia, and I would certainly take that finding as fact.” https://t.co/CaqKGdNwT9 pic.twitter.com/XRjtjItemZ
— CNN International (@cnni) March 13, 2018
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This seems to answer the question I asked last night about whether he’s prepared to follow Theresa May’s lead in blaming Russia for the attack on Skripal. Looks like it:
“It sounds to me like it would be Russia based on all the evidence they have,” Trump told reporters outside the White House. “It sounds to me like they believe it was Russia and I would certainly take that finding as fact.”
But note the bit at the end of the clip where he injects a bit of doubt: “As soon

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