Trump Blames 'Both Countries' Over 2016 Election Meddling During Putin Press Conference
Monday, 16 July 2018 President Donald Trump refused to blame Russia for the election interference on Monday while standing alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin after the two met for several hours in Helsinki, according to CNN. Trump once again criticized the ongoing special counsel investigation into his campaign's possible election collusion with Moscow during the news conference after earlier claiming the United States was responsible for relations with Moscow having "never been worse." When asked if Trump believes Putin, who repeatedly denied Russian interference during the 2016 election, or his own intelligence officials, Trump criticized the probe being led by former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the...
President Trump on Tuesday claimed he accepts the findings of the U.S. intelligence community that Russians interfered in the 2016 election, and misspoke when he seemed to say otherwise in a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday.
During an interview on CBS' "Face the Nation", Lanny Davis, an adviser to Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen who was sentenced to three years in prison, said President Trump calling Cohen "a..