Trump was being 'sarcastic' in thanking Putin for slashing U.S. diplomatic staff: NBC

Trump was being ‘sarcastic’ in thanking Putin for slashing U.S. diplomatic staff: NBC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump was being “sarcastic” when he thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for saving the United States money by ordering Washington to slash its diplomatic staff in Russia, NBC News reported on Friday, nearly 24 hours after Trump made the remarks.