White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters at a news briefing hours later that the president's "no" was not in answer to a reporter's question, "Is Russia still targeting the USA?" "And there's been no president ever as tough as I have been on Russia", Trump said before a Cabinet meeting at the White House, adding that Putin "understands it and he's not happy about it".
Republicans and Democrats both accused him of siding with an adversary rather than his own country after he shied away from criticizing the Russian leader for what US intelligence agencies say were Moscow's efforts to undermine the 2016 election.
She added that it's "our goal" to stop any foreign meddling and that Trump made clear during his meeting with Putin to "stay out of United States elections".
"Well, I mean, I guess it's probably the best that we're going to be able to get, right?" I think Dan Coats is excellent. we have excellent people.
Blumenthal for his part says he wants to see "the whole national security team, beginning with (National Security Adviser) John Bolton", brought before Congress to provide details on the Trump-Putin meeting.
Although a small number of Republicans defended Trump's performance at the press conference such as Rand Paul, a senator from Kentucky. "You said the president has been publicly critical of Vladimir Putin, I just want to know when".
In a statement, Judy Jenner, a spokeswoman for the American Translators Association, said, "We have codes of ethics for many fields of interpreting. but I do not see how those codes of ethics would supersede a congressional subpoena".
"I said the word "would" instead of 'wouldn't, '" Trump told reporters.
Sanders, who was in the room when Vega asked the question, said she interpreted it differently and was not reversing Trump's position.
He, however, backtracked a day later on his return to the U.S. and said that he misspoke in the joint news conference. "I don't see any reason why it would be".
Donald Trump has claimed Russian hackers are no longer meddling in United States affairs despite intelligence sources suggesting otherwise. "We're not going to have it, and that's the way it's going to be".
At the Helsinki news conference, Trump cast doubt on the findings of the agencies.
He said the sentence should have been, "I don't see any reason why it wouldn't be Russian Federation", rather than, "I don't see any reason why it would be Russian Federation".
The former prime minister is under investigation over a multibillion-dollar corruption scandal at the 1MDB state fund. It said Malaysia's new attorney general, Tommy Thomas, will head the prosecution in the case.
Anthony averaged 11.8 points in the series, shooting just 37.5 percent from the field and 21.4 percent from 3-point range. Anthony's contract, which has one year and $27.9 million ($37.9m) remaining, was expected to make a trade hard .
Colman is replacing actor Claire Foy , who played the queen in her younger years, from coronation through the Suez Canal crisis. Netlix has yet to confirm when season 3 will air, but reports have suggested sometime in 2019.
Through five wins in London, the 31-year-old has dropped just two sets and has wrapped up every match in less than three hours. Yet the latter is in the better form overall and remains formidable once he gets to the business end of a tournament.
The christening photos were captured by photographer Matt Holyoak and four of them have now been released to the public. She continues to explain: "The large group shot is also equally relaxed and the "power" symmetry is telling".
Right now, we can just assume that there is a lot of bloodshed at the hands of assassin Arya in " Game of Thrones " season eight. Either way, it definitely seems she's teasing a bloody final season for her character, which should get lots of fans excited.
Santos had bristled at a question about the team's dependence on Ronaldo before Saturday's match, brushing it off with a wry joke. With or without Ronaldo, Portugal will return to the field on September 10, when it will make its Nations League against Italy.
New Moons Discovered for Jupiter, Including One 'Oddball'
The announcement of the new moons was published Tuesday in the International Astronomical Union Minor Planet Electronic Circular . Two of the newly discovered satellites orbit with a group that are in between the outer group and the Galilean moons.
More Boys Pulled From Flooded Cave In Thailand
The boys will have to navigate through submerged passageways in some places no more than two feet (0.6 metre) wide. The extraction of those remaining is expected to take another two to four days, depending on conditions.
Libya force majeure on oil exports make prices skyrocket
Saudi Arabia's objective, revealed at the OPEC meeting in June, has been to stabilise production and prices around current levels. US tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports took effect as a deadline passed on Friday and Beijing has vowed to respond in kind.
Kuldeep, Rahul power India to T20 win
Virat Kohli is eight runs short of becoming the first Indian, and the fourth batsman overall, to 2000 in T20Is. At least there was some improvement in the next two matches against New Zealand.