Daily VideoJanuary 6, 2017
Joe Biden on Donald Trump and Russia
- Vice President Joe Biden criticized President-elect Donald Trump’s angry tweets in an interview with PBS NewsHour on Thursday, saying, “Grow up, Donald.”
- Donald Trump has clashed with the United States intelligence community by repeatedly expressing doubt that Russia tried to influence the election, contradicting United States intelligence reports.
- According to Biden, “There is overwhelming consensus in the [intelligence] community” that Russia engaged in an effort to impact the presidential race.
Class discussion questions
- Essential question: What qualities should leaders of the international community possess?
- What are are the implications of Russia’s effort to interfere with the U.S. election?
- Why did Vice President Joe Biden tell President-elect Donald Trump to “grow up”? Was this appropriate? Why or why not?
- Do you think President-elect Donald Trump should continue to use Twitter to communicate with the public? Explain your answer.
Laura Rockefeller, a junior at Roland Park Country School in Baltimore, Maryland contributed to today’s Daily News Story.
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