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Congress to Trump: Cancel Putin summit after new Mueller indictments

Posted On: Jul 13, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Congress to Trump: Cancel Putin summit after new Mueller indictments

Several members of Congress on both sides of the aisle are calling on President Donald Trump to consider canceling his upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The calls came after new indictments were announced in the special counsel probe on Friday.
"If President Trump is not prepared to hold Putin accountable, the summit in Helsinki should not move forward," Sen. John McCain said.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Friday said the summit was still moving forward and there were no plans to cancel it .
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle Friday called on President Donald Trump to consider canceling his upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland after new indictments in the special counsel probe headed by Robert Mueller.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the indictments of 12 Russian intelligence officers in connection with the hacking of Democratic Party institutions and Hillary Clinton's campaign during the 2016 presidential election.
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