Russia Needs to Step It Up, Trump Says, After Dems Sweep Elections

Trump: ‘Be nice to get some help’

President Donald Trump said the Russian trolls and Kremlin-connected hackers who were integral to his election victory last year need to get back in gear after Democratic candidates in statehouse races yesterday swept to victories.

“We’re not going to keep the House and maybe not even the Senate next year if the Russians don’t step it up a notch,” Trump said while on tour in Asia.

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Trump continues to insist Russian hacking and fake social media accounts didn’t help him win the presidency last year, but even so, he said, “the Russians can’t just sit around in their bathrobes surfing the Internet on their beds. They need be out there getting the emails and targeting our country’s divisions with inflammatory posts, or things are going to be very different next year when I no longer have a Republican Congress to work with.”

Yesterday’s races included two key governorships, in Virginia and New Jersey. Democrats Ralph Northam in Virginia and Phil Murphy in New Jersey both won despite Trump weighing in by insulting the Democratic candidates. “I was out there,” Trump said. “Were the Russians out there? It sure didn’t look like they were, honestly.”

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