The U.S. version of what the top American and Russian diplomats discussed in their most recent telephone call makes no mention of Maria Butina, the Russian woman arrested by American authorities and suspected of being a covert Kremlin agent.
Clinton said "it's no surprise" that she and Putin "did not exactly get along", but added, "to be fair, hardly anybody who believes in freedom gets along with him because he is always trying to dominate, intimidate and direct how people and nations behave".
The senator also took issue with Trump's plans to invite Putin to Washington, D.C., in the fall. Trump appeared to accept what he called Putin's "strong" and "powerful" denials of Russian government election interference over the conclusions of every USA intelligence agency.
This "clarification" didn't address other remarks in which Trump criticized the U.S.as "foolish" for its approach to Russian Federation and said "I have confidence in both parties".
British Open at a glance
But I love every aspect of my game right now. "I had a chance starting that back nine to do something, and I didn't do it". The perspective of golf's other top competitors has changed as well now that Woods is back in the picture.
There was more verbal drama at Wednesday's Cabinet meeting, when Trump was asked by a reporter if Russian Federation was still targeting the U.S. I have President Putin.
Rice said she had no objection to engaging with Russian Federation, including holding talks with Putin.
"We have got to get away from this constant effort to destroy a presidency, whoever's it is". "Say that again?" he asked when Andrea Mitchell mentioned the visit, Politico reports. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. "What his motivations are, I think is a legitimate question, one that I trust that the Special Council is investigating", former U.S. national security advisor, Susan Rice, told ABC News in an interview.
Trump clarified Tuesday that he has "full faith and support for America's great intelligence agencies" and has pledged to "repel" any future Russian efforts to interference in US elections. "So President Trump had a productive set of conversations".
Investigators say Butina worked for years as a covert Russian agent attempting to "advance the interests of her home country." Some 47 percent said USA world leadership has become weaker under Trump versus 30 percent who said it's stronger. When asked about American leadership under Trump, 30 percent of respondents said it's gotten stronger, 47 percent said it's gotten weaker, 20 percent said it's remained the same and 4 percent had no opinion.
- Falcons, Atlanta United drop affiliation with Papa John's
- Former cricketers bat for Imran Khan to become next Pakistan PM
- NWS Forecast: Hot, Stormy Tuesday With Possible Flooding
- #ObamainKenya: Barack Obama fourth visit to Kenya
- China’s U.S. trade surplus hits record on rush to beat tariffs
- Trump OK'd disclosure of Russian indictments
- Dollar drops further on Trump's comments on currency, rate hike
- Russian Agents Used Illinois Computer To Hack Dems In 2016, Indictment Alleges
- Duchess of Cambridge beams in white at Prince Louis' christening
- Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'