President-elect Donald Trump held his very first press conference in six months denying the allegations about him having dealings with Russia. He also expressed his dissatisfaction regarding the recent leaks of intelligence reports which shouldn’t have happened. Mr. Trump stated that his administration will work closely with Russia to maintain a strong diplomatic relationship with the country and its president Vladimir Putin.
As far as the hacking issues are concerned, the president-elect have informed the press that a hacking report is going to be published within 90 days that may clear a lot of confusions and will lead the country towards the right direction to ensure maximum cyber security for the Americans. He also added the hacking incidents that were originated from China besides addressing the allegations against Russia for the election hacking.
In his speech, Mr. Trump sharply criticized Buzzfeed and CNN for their reports that indicated Russian intelligence having damaging information about him- an allegation that has been denied by Trump’s team. Sean Spicer, the White House Press Secretary along with Mike Pence, the Vice President-elect also criticized the Buzzfeed report claiming that to be false and irresponsible.
While talking about his much anticipated move to build wall at the southern border of the country, Mr. Trump stated that eventually Mexico will bear the costs of constructing the wall but he is not willing to wait for a year or more negotiating with his neighbors on the matter. Mr. Trump is likely to ask the Congress to pay for the wall now to initiate the project within a short period of time.
While talking about his future affiliation with Trump Organization, the president-elect has confirmed that he will relinquish the management of the organization to his sons and that there will be an ethics adviser who will be appointed to review all the new transactions that will take place.