Wednesday 28 September 2022 04:02 PM 'World War III anyone?': Trump shares video of Biden on Nord Stream 2 that ... trends now
Donald Trump shared a video on Wednesday of President Joe Biden warning that he could try to 'stop' the Nord Stream 2 pipeline in early February if Russia invaded Ukraine. The same video was used by the Kremlin to suggest Biden was behind the recent leaks
Mysterious and alarming leaks were found in both Nord Stream pipelines this week, prompting the European Union to call it the result of a 'deliberate act.'
Multiple accusations have already been lobbed at the Kremlin amid ever-growing hostilities over its illegal invasion of Ukraine.
Meanwhile Moscow is pointing the finger at the United States, declaring that Washington is 'obliged' to explain its alleged role in the 'sabotage.'
A US official denied the accusations, according to the Washington Post. DailyMail.com has reached out to the White House for comment.
Trump also appeared to back Russia's theory on Wednesday when he posted on his Truth Social app a video of Biden from early February pledging to 'bring an end to' Nord Stream 2 if Vladimir Putin's forces invaded Ukraine.
'Wow, what a statement. World War III anyone?' Trump wrote along with the video.
The same video was also shared by the Russian government on Wednesday while suggesting Biden was behind the explosions that led to the Baltic Sea leaks.
Asked for clarification on his stance, Trump's spokesman Taylor Budowich said 'the statements speak for themselves.'
He also referred DailyMail.com to an earlier post where Trump offered to lead negotiations between Russia and Ukraine while warning current US leaders to not 'make matters worse.'
'U.S. "Leadership" should remain "cool, calm, and dry" on the SABOTAGE of the Nord Stream Pipelines. This is a big event that should not entail a big solution, at least not yet,' the former president wrote.
'The Russia/Ukraine catastrophe should NEVER have happened, and would definitely not have happened if I were President. Do not