Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) On Sunday, participants were asked not to post anything on social media, defending tweeting photos of an online meeting with the President of Ukraine and fearing the safety of wartime leaders. I dismissed the complaint.
Rubio insisted on his photo of the president Volodymyr Zelensky It was shared before he and others were told by the Ukrainian ambassador not to share information from the meeting. He also claimed that there was “no security risk” in what he did. The photo remained on his Twitter page on Sunday morning.
manager Steve daines (R-Mont.) And Sen. Chuck ernest grassley (R-Iowa) also shared an image of Zelenskyy at the meeting, informing Twitter followers about joining.
“More than 300 people participated in this call.” Rubio said in “This Week’s Interview with George Stephanopoulos” on ABC News. “The phone details were emailed to a lot of people, and unlike any other photo, it was as easy to understand as any other photo I saw in the air. Therefore, the security risk is There was not.”
Rubio further suggested that people who are dissatisfied with posting photos do so because they want to get the media’s attention.
“You will always have a couple who wants your name in an article somewhere,” Senator said. Individual interview with CNN “Union status.”
Democratic person in charge. Dean Phillips (Minute) and Jason Crow (Colorado) Both I called Rubio and Danes To post a photo. Phillips called lawmakers’ actions “horrifying ignorant ignorance,” and Crow accused them of not taking security concerns seriously.
“The lack of discipline in Congress is truly astounding.” Crow tweeted.. “If a confused wartime leader asks you to keep quiet about the meeting, you should keep quiet about the meeting.”
Zelenskyy has worked in bunker since the Russian army invaded Ukraine. Survived at least 3 attempted assassinations According to the Kremlin-supported assassin last week The Times of London Report It was released on Thursday.
Representatives of Glasley and Danes did not immediately respond to requests for comment on Sunday.
This article was originally HuffPost It has been updated.