• John McCain Calls Trump's Press Conference With Putin ‘One of the Most Disgraceful Performances by an American President'

    4 monthes ago - By Time

    Arizona Sen. John McCain condemned President Donald Trump's remarks at a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday, calling it “one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory.”
    “The damage inflicted by President Trump's naiveté, egotism, false equivalence, and sympathy for autocrats is difficult to calculate. But it is clear that the summit in Helsinki was a tragic mistake,” McCain said in a statement. “President Trump proved not only unable, but unwilling to stand up to Putin. He and Putin seemed to be speaking from the...
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  • Sen. McCain on Trump-Putin: 'One of the most disgraceful performances by an American president'

    4 monthes ago - By CNBC

    McCain's blistering take came after Trump refused to critizice Putin for what American intelligence agencies have said was a concerted effort by Russian to intefere in the 2016 presidential election.
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  • McCain: Trump-Putin appearance ‘one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president'

    4 monthes ago - By Politico

    Sen. John McCain lit into President Donald Trump for his joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday, calling the appearance “one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory.” “The damage inflicted by President Trump's naiveté, egotism, false equivalence, and sympathy for autocrats is difficult to calculate,” the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee said in a statement. "But it is clear that the summit in Helsinki was a tragic mistake. “President Trump proved not only unable, but unwilling to stand up to Putin,” added the...
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  • John McCain: Donald Trump ‘Abased Himself' Before ‘Tyrant' Putin Like No President Before Him

    4 monthes ago - By Newsweek

    The Arizona Republican said President Trump's performance was the "most disgraceful" in American memory.
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  • It's Resignation Time

    4 monthes 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

    4 monthes 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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  • The Latest: McCain blasts Trump press conference

    4 monthes 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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  • The Latest: McCain blasts Trump press conference

    4 monthes ago - By My Sanantonio

    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 tyrant.
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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'

    4 monthes 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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  • What Putin Was Really Saying in Helsinki

    4 monthes 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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  • What is Treason? Donald Trump Faces Accusations, Trolling From Dictionary.com, After Defending Putin

    4 monthes ago - By Newsweek

    Even Dictionary.com got in on the act of suggesting President Donald Trump had failed his own country during a press conference alongside Vladimir Putin.
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  • Lawmakers call Trump's performance ‘bizarre,' ‘shameful'

    Lawmakers call Trump's performance ‘bizarre,' ‘shameful'

    4 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - Key members of Congress, including some Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump's performance at a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin as “bizarre,” ”shameful” and a “missed opportunity” to stand up to Russia. And a former CIA director says it's treasonous. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., tweeted, “This is shameful.” Sen. Ben...
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  • Lawmakers call Trump's performance ‘bizarre,' ‘shameful'

    4 monthes ago - By National Post

    WASHINGTON - Key members of Congress, including some Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump's performance at a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin as “bizarre,” “shameful” and a “missed opportunity” to stand up to Russia.
    And a former CIA director says it's treasonous.
    Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., tweeted, “This is shameful.” Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., called it “bizarre” and “flat-out wrong” for Trump to suggest that both countries are to blame for their deteriorated relationship.
    Top Democrat Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, says never in the history of the...
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  • POLITICO Playbook Power Briefing: Everything you need to know about Trump and Putin's joint appearance

    4 monthes 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's press conference with Putin was great for Putin

    Trump's press conference with Putin was great for Putin

    4 monthes ago - By Think Progress

    Forget about everything else: Monday's post-meeting presser with President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin was about one thing: Trump's loyalty to Putin and his total disregard for the American intelligence community's findings on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential elections.
    “There was no collusion. I beat Hillary Clinton easily,” said Trump, totally ignoring the mounting evidence that something was amiss with the 2016 presidential election.
    In what was truly a bizarre, meandering spectacle, Trump was asked, point-blank, if he believed U.S. intelligence and if he...
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  • Putin just confirmed he wanted Trump to win the 2016 election

    Putin just confirmed he wanted Trump to win the 2016 election

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a joint press conference Monday that he wanted President Donald Trump to win the 2016 US presidential election.
    Putin said he liked that Trump talked about reforming US-Russia relations.
    Recent indictments by special counsel of Russian intelligence officers for efforts to interfere in the 2016 US presidential campaign were a major topic at the conference, which Putin dismissed.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday he wanted President Donald Trump to win the 2016 US presidential election.
    "Did you want President Trump to win the election and...
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  • Donald Trump Blames Everyone but Vladimir Putin, Including His Justice Department, At Incredible Press Conference

    4 monthes ago - By Newsweek

    The president railed against the special counsel's investigation and refused to criticize Vladimir Putin on Monday.
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  • Russia & United States can compete & work together in energy market - Putin

    4 monthes 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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  • Apparent protester removed ahead of Trump-Putin conference

    4 monthes ago - By ABC

    An apparent protester has been escorted out of a joint press conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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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'

    4 monthes 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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