Trump jokingly blames USA intelligence for White House power cut
Jul 20 2018 by Lorena Waters
US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he got on well with Russian President Vladimir Putin at their summit in Finland and "big results will come".
Lively praised Trump yesterday in an email to supporters, but Baker, under pressure from Democrats to disavow Trump's claims, did criticize the president - a day after the Trump-Putin summit press conference.
The Latest on continuing reaction to President Donald Trump's summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin. Still, Trump backtracked on whether Russian Federation is now targeting USA elections.
Mr Kelly also responded to the father of three children who were killed in the incident, telling him nothing would bring them back.
Hours later, the White House stepped in to say Trump's answer wasn't what it appeared.
Juncker, who heads the powerful executive arm of the 28-nation European Union, will visit the White House on July 25 to try to convince Trump to drop tariffs on metals and avoid further duties on cars. That was the assessment of senior Republicans, even Fox News anchors condemned Trump's buffoonery.
Russia's political and media establishment heralded the summit as a victory for Putin in breaking down Western resolve to treat Russian Federation as a pariah. "We've got a long way to go (before the election) but this certainly helps Democrats". "Russia is a bad actor, and we must treat them as such". "I would, because he's in charge of the country".
His comments, however, come just a day after he backtracked and claimed that he does in fact accept the the US intelligence community's conclustion that Russians interfered in the 2016 election.
He then resumed delivering his statement. In his ridiculous attempt to clean up his mess he said he meant to say he saw no reason why it WOULDN'T be Russian Federation.
Top national security officials - including Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton - huddled in the White House Situation Room on Tuesday to develop a response to the fallout. Susan Collins of ME said of Trump's one-word response.
Immediately after Monday's news conference, Trump's mood had been buoyant, people familiar with the matter said.
The only point that Trump seems to part ways with Russian Federation over is Iran. He cited USA sanctions and the expulsion of alleged Russian spies from the US, telling reporters that Putin "understands it, and he's not happy about it".
For Colbert, however, the double negative was "Donald" and "Trump".
Americans, however, were not in the mood of commenting on whatever discussion Trump had with Putin.
Trump claimed he told Putin, "We can't have this".
Lawmakers have urged Trump to reject the deal.
"That's what I wish he would have said initially, and I'm glad he said it now", said Sen.
"Let's be very clear: Russian Federation meddled in our election", Ryan said.
Sanders called the legislation "hypothetical" and declined to say whether the president would back it.
US President Donald Trump, right, listens to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during press conference after a summit of heads of state and government at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, July 12, 2018. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Sen. A similar House vote Tuesday failed on a party-line vote.
Sen. Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat, asked in a Twitter comment, "If you're on the Trump national security team, and you've been out there saying how strong Trump is on Russian Federation and how serious our commitment is to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, how do you not resign after the last four days?" "I can't read his intentions or what he meant to say at the time, and suffice it to say that for me as a policymaker, what really matters is what we do moving forward".