In a series of tweets on Sunday, U.S. President Trump recapped his lengthy meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday. Apparently, the two world leaders discussed collaborating on cybersecurity together.
Putin & I discussed forming an impenetrable Cyber Security unit so that election hacking, & many other negative things, will be guarded..
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 9, 2017
The tweet is a bit curious, considering that Russia is being investigated for its role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The Trump administration has come under fire for its various Russian ties, but instead of distancing himself, it looks like Trump wants the U.S. and Russia to work closely together. What exactly an “impenetrable Cyber Security unit” is supposed to look like remains unclear, but if the Russians are a part of it, they obviously won’t …
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