United States election meddling: Trump reverses course again

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"We're all sort of used to Trump by now, and you say to yourself that we've gone as low as we can, and then you see what he said, and it's so much worse than you'd think", Deitz said.

Asked if he would hold Putin personally responsible, he said, "Well, I would, because he's in charge of the country".

Among several Americans who the Russian Prosecutor's Office has said it wants to interrogate in connection with its case against Browder is the former US ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul, who on July 17 called on the State Department to "push back" against the Russian interrogation requests.

Other GOP senators pushed back on the idea that Russian Federation is no longer targeting the U.S. Senate intelligence committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., when asked whether there was any doubt that Russian Federation was still targeting upcoming U.S. elections, responded "none", adding Trump "ought to look at the intelligence".

Trump sought to walk back some of those comments on Tuesday.

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Again on Wednesday, he told CBS he agreed with those United States findings.

In his morning tweets, Trump said he elicited a promise from Putin during their meeting to help negotiations with North Korea, but did not say how.

"I'm interpreting what the president said, I'm not reversing it", Sanders said. An illustrated cover last month showed Trump looking down at a crying migrant child from an image that went viral during the family separation crisis. That reply put the president sharply at odds with recent public warnings from his own intelligence chief, but the White House quickly stepped in to say his answer wasn't what it appeared.

As White House aides struggled to contain President Trump's repeated contradictory statements and walk-backs about the threat posed by Russia, Republicans' hopes that the president could stick to a strong message condemning Russia and supporting US intelligence agencies are fading.

But Sarah Huckabee Sanders, pressed at the briefing, said Trump was simply saying "no" to the idea of taking questions, not addressing Moscow's current capabilities. "It is why I believe we are at a critical point", Coats said on Friday.

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"Some people HATE the fact that I got along well with President Putin of Russian Federation".

At the start of a Cabinet meeting at the White House, a reporter asked Trump, "Is Russia still targeting the US, Mr. President?" "Look at what we've done".

The president's behavior led some to speculate on whether Putin had leverage over Trump, possibly including his knowledge of any past business dealings between the president and Russians. "He understands it, and he's not happy about it". McFaul was USA ambassador to Russian Federation when President Barack Obama signed the Magnitsky Act into law, imposing harsh sanctions that Browder and McFaul supported. Meanwhile leading Democrats appear to be sensing a political opportunity, hoping they can pick up votes by appearing tougher on standing up to Russian Federation than the Republicans.

What makes this feel different is that some commentators are actually accusing Trump of being a traitor-including, by the way, Times columnist Charles Blow, who delivered the verdict before Trump met with Putin.

Trump has refined and sharpened his presentation in other ways in the two days since Helsinki. "That was a big factor", Trump said.

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Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is investigating the possibility of forcing the translator from the meeting to turn over her notes. His Russian associates uncovered a massive tax fraud scheme in Russia that was prosecuted in United States courts.