Obama ordered 35 Russian diplomats and suspected intelligence agents to leave the United States, and he also imposed sanctions on some Russian individuals and organizations.
The Trump administration is considering new sanctions against Russian Federation in response to election meddling and a devastating cyberattack a year ago, senior USA officials said on February 21, pushing back against criticism that it has been slow to act.
In July 2017, Trump told the New York Times he would have gone with another choice for attorney general if he'd known that Sessions would recuse himself, calling it "unfair to the president".
On Friday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the indictment of 13 Russian nationals and three entities for allegedly breaking US laws to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.
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The special counsel investigation being led by former FBI Director Robert Mueller announced charges against a 19th person Tuesday, an attorney with close links to a top Trump campaign official.
Mr Trump has previously criticised Mr Obama for not doing more to prevent Russian meddling. They said they are also looking ahead to the potential for tampering in the 2018 midterm congressional elections next November. The Russians are continuing to use YouTube, Facebook and Twitter just as vigorously as they did before and after the 2016 presidential election.
A month ahead of the 2016 election, the USA intelligence community voiced concern about the Russian interference. He actually claims he's been tougher on Russian Federation than Obama was.
Taking to Twitter, Trump said that the meddling occurred while Obama was in office and asked why his predecessor didn't intervene. "Why didn't Obama do something about the meddling?" A day after those comments, Trump fired off a series of tweets criticizing Sessions. "Total Fake News!" He praised his favorite television show, Fox and Friends for laying out a timeline he said showed "all of the failures of the Obama Administration" in combating Russian military involvement in Syria and its takeover of Ukraine's Crimean peninsula.