Obama calls on Trump to stand up to Russia


US President Barack Obama has called on his successor Donald Trump to stand up to Russia, underscoring a major concern that overshadowed his meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Following their meeting in Berlin on Thursday, Obama and Merkel held a press briefing to address the future of relations between the US and Europe under the pending presidency of Trump.

Referring to Trump’s many indications at “normalizing” ties with Russia, Obama said he hoped that the New York businessman would protect American values and avoid taking a “realpolitik” approach in his dealings with Moscow.

“I’ve sought a constructive relationship with Russia but what I have also been is realistic in recognizing there is some significant differences in how Russia views the world and how we view the world,” the outgoing president said.

“And my hope is the president-elect coming in takes a similarly constructive approach: Finding areas where we can…

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  • Zone43

    2 communist.

  • EnabledVet

    Yeah! Throw America’s children into a war to save Europe, AGAIN! After all, Russia won’t do what we tell them to do!!!!

    • gmatch

      Stay out of Europe Ami! Go home! Take your trashy people your weapon piles and go home! Nobody wants a thug in his neighborhood who causes trouble in your case: murder and theft. Stay home!

  • robertsgt40

    I call on Obama to psssoff

  • NickVonNyphe

    One word – hypocrite.

  • Alabama Mothman

    Is it possible that the anti-Christ has been defeated?

  • ComeOn1

    Why? The US narrative on Russian is so full of shit, it’s ridiculous to buy anything Obama says.

  • medicis

    fuck you Obambam……. YOU are a sack of shit… pretending to be an Afican American. NO. You are a sack of fuct…ing shit. Deal with it. Asshole

  • Tim Hadfield

    Obama and Merkel belong to yesterday, and should fade away gracefully.
    Fat chance.

  • M Saurette

    Obama: alright, here’s the keys, but let me show you how to drive it
    Trump: yeah, no, it’s ok, I got it.

  • Milly Vanilly

    LOL…Yeah, like TRUMP would take ANY advice from, Barry ‘The FRAUD’ Obama, little gay, muslim terrorist.
    Just MORE Okie-Dokie from the FAKE.

  • chris

    lil barry can stop now. no one is listening to him anymore. he can fade into obscurity