• Trump backtracks in first statement after wild Putin press conference, saying he has 'great confidence' in his intelligence team

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump said that he had “great confidence” in US intelligence agencies in a Tweet on Monday.
    The tweet appeared to backtrack on what Trump had said hours earlier in a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    In the press conference, Trump had openly questioned his own intelligence agencies and denounced the special counsel investigation into Russian interference efforts.
    President Donald Trump said that he had "great confidence" in US intelligence agencies hours after questioning their conclusions that Russia was to blame for meddling in the 2016...
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  • Lindsey Graham slams Trump for Putin press conference, says it was a 'sign of weakness'

    Lindsey Graham slams Trump for Putin press conference, says it was a 'sign of weakness'

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham slammed President Donald Trump for not forcefully addressing the subject of Russian election interference during a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    The South Carolina senator also recommended Trump check a soccer ball Putin gifted to him for "listening devices" and urged him to never bring it to the White House.
    During the press conference, Trump said he didn't see "any reason" Russia would attack the US electoral system.
    Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham on Monday slammed President Donald Trump for not forcefully addressing the...
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  • America's top spy issues forceful response after Trump sides with Putin over the US intelligence community: 'We have been clear in our assessments of Russian meddling'

    America's top spy issues forceful response after Trump sides with Putin over the US intelligence community: 'We have been clear in our assessments of Russian meddling'

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The Director of National Intelligence issued a forceful response on the subject of Russian election interference after President Donald Trump's press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    Trump sympathized with Putin on the subject of election meddling.
    During a joint press conference with Putin, Trump said he didn't see "any reason" why Russia would interfere in US elections.
    "We have been clear in our assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election," DNI Dan Coats said in response.
    The Director of National Intelligence on Monday issued a forceful response to President...
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  • Paul Ryan criticizes Trump over Putin press conference: 'The president must appreciate that Russia is not our ally'

    Paul Ryan criticizes Trump over Putin press conference: 'The president must appreciate that Russia is not our ally'

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    House Speaker Paul Ryan rebuked remarks from President Trump's press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    Trump did not support findings from US intelligence agencies that the Russians meddled in the 2016 presidential election.
    House Speaker Paul Ryan condemned remarks by President Donald Trump suggesting it is still unknown whether Russian operatives meddled in the 2016 US presidential election and that insisting otherwise is not founded in reality.
    In a statement shortly after Trump's joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ryan said "there is no...
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  • Putin handed Trump a soccer ball during a joint press conference and said 'the ball is in your court'

    Putin handed Trump a soccer ball during a joint press conference and said 'the ball is in your court'

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

    AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
    Russian President Vladimir Putin handed US President Donald Trump a World Cup soccer ball during their joint press conference on Monday.
    The press conference followed a two-hour summit between the two leaders in Helsinki, Finland.
    Putin announced that he was giving Trump the ball in honor of the United States, Canada, and Mexico hosting the World Cup in 2026.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin gave President Donald Trump a World Cup soccer ball during a joint press conference following their summit in Finland on Monday.
    Putin announced that he was giving...
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  • Daughter of US ambassador to Russia slams Trump's press conference with Putin: 'No negotiation is worth throwing your own people and country under the bus'

    Daughter of US ambassador to Russia slams Trump's press conference with Putin: 'No negotiation is worth throwing your own people and country under the bus'

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Abby Huntsman, the daughter of US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, was deeply critical of President Donald Trump over his performance at a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    Despite the US intelligence community's conclusion that Russia interfered in the US presidential election in 2016, Trump said he didn't see "any reason" why Russia would interfere in the US electoral process.
    Some are calling on Huntsman to resign from his ambassador position in protest of Trump's rhetoric.
    Abby Huntsman, the daughter of US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, was deeply critical...
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  • Putin just confirmed he wanted Trump to win the 2016 election

    Putin just confirmed he wanted Trump to win the 2016 election

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a joint press conference Monday that he wanted President Donald Trump to win the 2016 US presidential election.
    Putin said he liked that Trump talked about reforming US-Russia relations.
    Recent indictments by special counsel of Russian intelligence officers for efforts to interfere in the 2016 US presidential campaign were a major topic at the conference, which Putin dismissed.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday he wanted President Donald Trump to win the 2016 US presidential election.
    "Did you want President Trump to win the election and...
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  • Russia & United States can compete & work together in energy market - Putin

    5 monthes ago - By RT

    Russia and US are competitors in oil and gas exports, but there is room for cooperation in regulating the energy market, said Russian President Vladimir Putin during the Helsinki press conference with US President Donald Trump.
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  • Trump says he doesn't 'see any reason' why Russia would have hacked the US election when asked whether he believes Putin or the US intel community

    Trump says he doesn't 'see any reason' why Russia would have hacked the US election when asked whether he believes Putin or the US intel community

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Standing next to Russian President Vladimir Putin at a press conference on Monday, US President Donald Trump indicated that he believes Russia over the US intelligence community when it comes to the Kremlin's meddling in the 2016 election.
    When asked whether he would publicly condemn Putin for Russia's interference, Trump proceeded to bash the Democratic National Committee, former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, and the FBI.
    Trump said that while he has "great confidence" in the US intelligence community, Putin was "extremely strong and powerful" in his denial of Russian...
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  • CNN's Anderson Cooper slams Trump-Putin press conference as 'perhaps the most disgraceful performance by a US president'

    CNN's Anderson Cooper slams Trump-Putin press conference as 'perhaps the most disgraceful performance by a US president'

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    CNN anchor Anderson Cooper called President Donald Trump's joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin "perhaps one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president" at a summit with a Russian leader.
    During the rare Monday press conference in Helsinki, Trump blamed both the US and Russia for Russian meddling in the 2016 election, slammed the special counsel probe, and appeared to undermine US intelligence agencies.
    CNN anchor Anderson Cooper called President Donald Trump's joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin "perhaps one of the most...
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