President Trump Donald John TrumpTrump mentions tax cuts on judges most influenced by his presidency. Trump quotes tax cuts over judges as the greatest effect of his presidency Ocasio-Cortez pats back on Trump after quoting her in tweet rejection impeachment MORE on Monday, the New York Times urged "to immediately release their sources" to a story of US attacks on Russia's electricity grid.
"The story of @nytimes about the United States escalating attack on Russia's electricity grid is fake news, and the failed New York Times know it," trumped tweeted Monday. "They must immediately release their sources, as if they exist at all, which I doubt are false. Times must be fully accountable!"
The story of @nytimes about the American escalating attacks on Russia's power grid is fake news, and the erroneous New York Times know it. They should immediately release their sources, which if they exist at all, which I doubt, are false. Times must be kept fully accountable!
̵1; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 18, 2019
The current story mentioned that the United States had increased digital attacks on the Russian power grid with two administrations officials who told the paper, they thought that the president had not received detailed information on certain measures and said they were reluctant to give him the full information for fear that he would discuss them with foreign officials or try to intervene.
On Sunday, Trump accused The Times of "a virtual act of treason" to publish the story while denying it was true.
Times responded later in the day, saying that the National Security Council officials had said they had no national security concerns about the details the history reported.
"The accusation of the betrayal press is dangerous," the communication account was tweeted. "We described the article to the government before publication. As our story notes, President Trump's own national security officials said there were no worries."