Despite the 12 reason indictments, Trump deflected admissions of the Kremlin's involvement in the 2016 election, saying "I don't see any reason" to believe Russian Federation was connected to hacking of the DNC server.
House Speaker Paul Ryan delivered a strongly worded statement, saying there's "no question" that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential election, and noting that USA intelligence agencies and a House panel agreed.
At the joint appearance in Finland with Putin, Trump repeated the Russian leader's denials about involvement in the election.
The summit began just hours after Trump blamed the United States - and not Russian election meddling or its annexation of Crimea - for a low-point in U.S. -Russia relations.
At a time when the world really needed Mr Trump, as the leader of the free world, to stand up to his controversial counterpart, he couldn't say one critical word about Russian Federation on any of the issues that have brought relations between Washington and Moscow to a post-Cold War low. Not only were Trump's comments imbecilic, he is wholly in the pocket of Putin.
Trump suggested the United States and Russian Federation were to blame for troubled relations between the two countries.
"We both spoke with Bibi (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu) and they would like to do certain things with Syria having to do with the safety of Israel", Trump told a joint news conference.
Key members of the US Congress, including some Republicans, criticised Trump's performance at the press conference.
"This answer by President Trump will be seen by Russian Federation as a sign of weakness and create far more problems than it solves", Graham said in a tweet.
Tension created by earlier comments from President Trump stating that Germany was being "held captive" by Russian Federation over oil seemed to die down, with Trump calling Putin a "good competitor" to have.
And then Trump chimed in, "If they had it, it would have been out long ago", finishing the press conference. Cuomo said one thing he knows for sure is that "you've got Republicans, you've got Democrats, and right now, they're on the same page, and if they move together, they will wind up in a better place".
Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer said Mr Trump's approach in Helsinki was unprecedented for a leader of the United States. "But I really do want to see the server".
Mr Putin said he and Mr Trump have maintained regular contact through phone calls and meetings at global events, but "the time has come to have a thorough discussion on various worldwide problems and sensitive issues".
The Russian president spoke first, hailing the talks "rather useful and successful" in addressing issues they discussed, including nuclear weapons and alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. election.
"I did not think this was a good moment for our country", Corker said.
After Trump concluded his remarks, American reporters shouted several questions about whether he would bring up election meddling during his discussions with Putin.
The Champs-Elysees Clemenceau has become the Deschamps-Elysees Clemenceau to honor national team coach Didier Deschamps . Smoke bombs surged from the crowd of tens of thousands on the avenue, casting a haze that at times obscured the team.
He said that he wanted to be just like Willis and told him that he yearned to "be the global d*ckhead powerhouse you are". Indeed, Willis felt the heat on topics ranging from his one-note acting range, lack of hair, love life and music career.
At last, Donald Trump will get the chance to meet with Vladimir Putin at the formal summit both men have been seeking for months. Near Trump's hotel, police roped off a group of about 60 mostly male pro-Trump demonstrators waving American flags.
We can not just see 23-time Grand Slam champion is just a match away from drawing level with Margaret Court's all-time mark of 24. The victory over Goerges extended Williams' winning streak at Wimbledon to 20 matches, dating to the start of the 2015 edition.
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That's just obvious, and by thinking otherwise I exposed my own shameful naivete. "I mean, horribly, dangerously", Trump said. The president did reiterate his concern about global nuclearization and said it's the "most important" issue to him.
Amazon is hoping its deals, available only to Prime members, are a hit with customers as it's raising the price of the program. An Amazon spokesperson was asked for a comment but 12 hours later we have not got any comment from Amazon Australia.
Track the price to see if it's been offered for less previously at different times of the year like Cyber Monday or Black Friday. For those wondering, Prime Day kicks off at 3 PM Eastern Time in the United States and will last for a day and a half.
United States President Donald Trump said he doesn't feel welcome in London, and he blames that in part on Mayor Sadiq Khan . But some 77 per cent of Britons have an unfavourable view of Trump, according to a poll by YouGov with 1,648 respondents.
Grimes described Chesna as a 42-year-old Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran who leaves behind a wife and two children, ages 4 and 9. Chesna was a veteran of the US Army, which he joined "to open doors to become a police officer", Grimes said.
The boys, ages 11-16, and their 25-year-old assistant coach became stranded when they went exploring inside after a practice game. A Thai military evacuation helicopter near a cave in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand .
May says Trump told her to 'sue the EU'
Donald Trump advised Theresa May to "sue" the European Union instead of negotiating with them, the prime minister has claimed. President Donald Trump and anger among grassroots party members, the sentiment against May has gained fresh momentum.
Woman survived 7 days after driving off California cliff
Ms Hernandez had been travelling from OR to Southern California to visit sister Isabel when her communication suddenly stopped. Angela wrote on Facebook that she suffered a brain hemorrhage, fractured ribs, broken collar bones, a collapsed lung and more .
Reporter Forcibly Removed From Trump-Putin Press Conference
At the same time, Huntsman cautioned the meeting might not produce any breakthrough agreements. "We should be guided by facts". Mr Putin described the Helsinki meeting as "candid and useful" while Mr Trump said there had been "deeply productive dialogue".
Top official says Tehran has no intention of leaving Syria
The Iranian leader, however seemed to suggest otherwise, promising that the U.S. presence in Syria would eventually be removed. Israel has been on high alert as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces advance against rebels near the Golan and Jordan.
China's Trade Surplus With the US hits record high
China's exports rose 11.3% in June from a year earlier, compared with a 12.6% increase in May, customs data showed. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., July 11, 2018.