Spicey Says Trump's Constant Golfing Okay Because He's Working While He Plays

Trump-Russia claims: US intelligence chiefs to give evidence

Trump-Russia claims: US intelligence chiefs to give evidence

Trump, who just eight weeks into office has already made 10 trips to green, was a repeated and vicious critic of his predecessor's penchant for playing the game - but the criticism shouldn't apply to the current White House occupant because he uses the game to "help USA interests".

During an interview on Fox News Sunday, Spicer said it wasn't covered when officials briefed on the Russian involvement in the election came out and said there was "no involvement to their knowledge between the Trump campaign and Russia".

"How you use the game of golf is something that he's talked about", Spicer said of the president. Last week, he quoted from a Fox News report that suggested the Obama administration had asked the United Kingdom to conduct surveillance on Trump.

A president's golf play is far from controversial: In fact, it's the most common pastime of the country's leaders.

Scottish National Party using Brexit to engineer breakaway from United Kingdom , claims May
One message from the independence and European Union referendums was that people wanted more control over their lives. The battle - perhaps that should be a new battle - for Scottish public opinion has begun.

It is not ongoing anywhere but at the White House.

The White House did not disclose whether Trump played golf over the weekend, but a photo posted on Twitter by Newsmax chief executive Christopher Ruddy, a friend of the president, showed Trump wearing a golfing glove and posing with two others at the club.

"You saw him utilize this as an opportunity with [Japanese] Prime Minister [Shinzo] Abe to help foster a deeper relationship in southeast Asia. and have a growing relationship that's going to help United States interests", Spicer said. Only one time - while hosting Abe - did the President also visit Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter.

Trump made critiquing Obama for golfing a part of his 2016 message.

Mount Etna Eruption Triggers 'Violent Explosion', 10 Injured
Sicily's Mount Etna has been quiet for two years, and this year drew skiers to its slopes, but it began to erupt again last month. A BBC crew and tourists were among those caught up in the drama as people were "pelted with boiling rocks and steam".

By contrast, Spicer denounced reports of possible collusion between individuals with the Trump campaign and Russian Federation in an effort to influence the outcome of last year's presidential election as "a bit of a stretch" and "ridiculous". He then said that, "there is a fine line between people who want to be part of something that they never had an official role in and people who actually played a role in either the campaign or the transition". "We have to work".

Trump, however, spent much of his pre-campaign civilian life criticizing Obama for his own golf outings.

Now, citing the President's privacy, Trump's aides are left trying to hide the President's frequent golfing.

What the row over European citizens reveals about Theresa May
May gave no precise indication of when she will trigger Article 50 , the mechanism to start the exit process. The warning comes at the start of what could be the most important 48 hours in generations for Britain.

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