Trump claims he misspoke at Helsinki summit with Putin
18 July, 2018, 08:09 | Author: Ellis Copeland
So, you can put that in, and I think that probably clarifies things pretty good by itself.
"He was nearly was reading this, very much an example of a White House in damage control mode, where the communications team has worked very hard to parse the statement of the president in Helsinki and try to turn it into something other than what many people believe they witnessed - and that was a president standing apart from his intelligence agencies and the conclusion that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 USA election", said Halkett.
While insisting that the Russian interference had no impact on the outcome of the election, he said that he accepts "our intelligence community conclusion that Russia's meddling in the 2016 election took place".
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said earlier Tuesday he wouldn't critique Trump's appearance with Putin.
He said he has nothing against the newest member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation but that such conflicts could end badly for the U.S. "As the world's two largest nuclear powers, we must get along".
Trump came under great pressure to raise the alleged meddling with Putin, who has on numerous occasions denied any wrongdoing.
"We just conducted a yearlong investigation into Russia's interference in our elections. I don't see any reason why it would be".
"Many countries in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, which we are expected to defend, are not only short of their current commitment of 2 percent (which is low), but are also delinquent for many years in payments that have not been made", he tweeted while his plane was in the air.
"The world is not waiting for journalists to ask questions", Rush said. We should have had this dialogue a long time ago. I think the US has been foolish.
Pingree says the President's comments undercut the intelligence agencies, which he says he supports.
Mr Trump's former communications director Anthony Scaramucci told CNN the "optics are bad" and "he has to reverse course immediately". Trump has come in for harsh criticism from both Democrats and Republicans, with some equating the president's statement to treason.
The White House correspondent for the Associated Press became the hero we all needed when he boldly went where Mr Trump would not. Predictably, the President was upset when he saw negative coverage of the summit airing on television aboard Air Force One.
About 17 rockets were fired at Israel, the military said, five of which were intercepted by the Iron Dome aerial defence system. Palestinian health officials said two people were killed and 12 injured in an air strike in Gaza City on Saturday.
While Trump typically likes to take the lead, he appeared to followed the queen's direction, adjusting his pace to hers. Mrs Trump swapped her colourful Victoria Beckham dress from earlier in the day for a cream two-piece belted suit.
Anti-Trump protesters lined the road up to the building, but it is unlikely the Trumps - who arrived via helicopter - saw them. Mr Trump said ahead of his visit that he could meet Boris Johnson , who resigned earlier this week over Mrs May's Brexit plan.
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For Belgium, who have a collection of world class players, a win would be the nation's best result at the World Cup . I hope on Sunday we can celebrate together. "It's the same as if you're at a big club".
Although Pompeo called the meetings "productive", North Korea said the lack of emphasis on security guarantees was "regretful". One problem - no North Korean officials showed up, The New York Times reported.
Some of the boys lost as much as 5 kg (11 lb) but had started to regain weight in hospital, Piyasakol told reporters. The cave's 6-mile-long labyrinth of chambers and passageways stretch all the way into neighboring Myanmar.
Trump said. "All I can do is say 'Did you?' and 'Don't do it again, '" Trump said, according to The Washington Post . He is investigating Moscow's interference in the election, and trying to determine whether Mr.
Trump as a baby and they've already declared victory by noting that the President is largely avoiding London during his visit. They said that the performers will also be marching with a fetish group, as Fetish Week London is running from July 8 to 15.
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