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It's Resignation Time

28 days ago   |   By Slate

The Trump-Putin press conference in Helsinki on Monday was the most appalling appearance by an American president on a foreign stage in recent memory, perhaps in all of history.
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Full text: Trump and Putin's press conference, transcribed

28 days ago   |   By Politico

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN: Distinguished Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen, negotiations with the President of the United States, Donald Trump, took place in a frank and business like atmosphere. I think we can call it a success and a very fruitful round of negotiations. We carefully analyze the current status the present and the future of Russia and US relationship key issues of the global agenda. It's quite clear to everyone that the bilateral relationship are going through a complicated stage. Yet those impediments, the current tension, the tense atmosphere essentially have no...
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John McCain: Donald Trump ‘Abased Himself' Before ‘Tyrant' Putin Like No President Before Him

28 days ago   |   By Newsweek

The Arizona Republican said President Trump's performance was the "most disgraceful" in American memory.
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The Latest: McCain blasts Trump press conference

28 days ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The Latest on reaction to President Donald Trump's news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin :
2:13 p.m.
Sen. John McCain calls President Donald Trump's press conference “one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory.”
The Arizona Republican says the summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki was “a tragic mistake.”
The senator says Trump proved not only unable, “but unwilling to stand up to Putin.” And he said Trump and Putin “seemed to be speaking from the same script” as Trump made a “conscious choice to defend a...
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What Putin Was Really Saying in Helsinki

28 days ago   |   By Slate

While most of the commentary about Monday's bizarre press conference in Helsinki rightly focuses on President Trump's smirking, obsequious performance, it's worth looking closely at Vladimir Putin's remarks as well.
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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'

28 days 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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POLITICO Playbook Power Briefing: Everything you need to know about Trump and Putin's joint appearance

28 days ago   |   By Politico

CNN'S ANDERSON COOPER on PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP'S performance during a joint press conference with RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN: “You have been watching, perhaps, one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president at a summit in front of a Russian leader, certainly that I've ever seen.” TRUMP'S WORLDVIEW, as enumerated over the past week or so: The European Union is a foe of the U.S. NATO needs serious repair, because the U.S. military's long-standing partners are taking advantage of America. And PUTIN is a competitor - that's a compliment, he said - who would have no...
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Trump-Putin press conference leaves members of both parties reeling

28 days ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump's joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday left members of both U.S. political parties reeling. Trump, who called the two-hour-long talks that preceded the joint appearance "direct, open, deeply productive," indicated that the U.S. was to blame for tensions between the two nations, avoided rebuking Putin for Russia's interference in the 2016 election, and even suggested the countries work together on cybersecurity. His comments drew criticism from lawmakers of both parties and from former government officials, many of whom argued the...
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Two U.S. Republican senators criticize Trump for his remarks alongside Putin

29 days ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, a senior Republican and member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, on Monday said President Donald Trump's performance at a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin will send Moscow a message of U.S. "weakness."
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Russia & United States can compete & work together in energy market - Putin

29 days 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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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'

29 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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 Trump the ball in honor of the United...
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Standing next to Putin, Trump just publicly backed Russia over the US intelligence community on the Kremlin's election meddling

Standing next to Putin, Trump just publicly backed Russia over the US intelligence community on the Kremlin's election meddling

29 days 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'

29 days 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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