• Here Who's Found That Russia Meddled in the 2016 Election

    3 monthes ago - By Time

    When President Donald Trump appeared to accept Russian President Vladimir Putin's denials of Russian meddling in the 2016 election Monday, he wasn't just breaking with Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
    He was also disagreeing with U.S. intelligence agencies; two congressional committees that investigated the issue; his own Defense secretary, director of national intelligence and national security adviser; and private cybersecurity experts.
    At a joint press conference Monday in Helsinki, Trump declined to criticize Putin for meddling in the election, called his denial “powerful” and...
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  • Intelligence chief Coats defends finding that Russia meddled in the election

    3 monthes ago - By Politico

    The U.S. director of national intelligence is defending American spies' assessment that Russia interfered in the 2016 election - a push back against President Donald Trump, who appeared to indicate Monday that he believes Russian leader Vladimir Putin's denials on the matter. In a statement issued not long after Trump held an extraordinary news conference with Putin in Helsinki, Dan Coats said the U.S. intelligence community has "been clear" about its findings. "The role of the Intelligence Community is to provide the best information and fact-based assessments possible for the president...
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  • Trump 'Profoundly Troubling' on Russia Meddling, Says Lieberman

    3 monthes ago - By Bloomberg

    Former Senator Joe Lieberman discusses comments from President Donald Trump about Russian meddling in the 2016 election and Trump's handling of U.S. allies. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."
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  • Trump questions US intel, not Putin, on Russia 2016 meddling

    3 monthes ago - By ABC News

    President Donald Trump openly questions his own intelligence agencies' conclusions that Moscow was to blame for 2016 election interference.
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  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump nearly alone in Russia meddling doubts

    3 monthes ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Monday he sees no reason why Russia would have interfered in the 2016 election. Minutes earlier, on the same platform, Russian President Vladimir Putin offered a reason, even while denying Moscow ever meddled: He wanted Trump to win.
    A look at a sampling of their statements Monday:
    TRUMP on his intelligence officials: "They said they think it's Russia. I have President Putin. He just said it's not Russia. I will say this - I don't see any reason why it would be."
    THE FACTS: Trump is a nearly solitary figure in his administration in holding on to...
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  • What Trump Said When Asked About Russian Election Interference

    3 monthes ago - By NY Times

    During a press conference with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, President Trump would not say whether he believed Russia meddled with the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
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  • Trump Wouldn't Say If Russia Meddled in the Election. Republicans in Congress Disagreed

    3 monthes ago - By Time

    House Speaker Paul Ryan and other congressional Republicans differed with President Donald Trump Monday, saying publicly that Russia interfered with the 2016 election.
    After Trump declined to criticize Russian meddling and noted that Russian President Vladimir Putin “powerfully” denied it at a press conference after a summit in Helsinki, several Republicans said that the country did in fact interfere.
    “There is no question that Russia interfered in our election and continues to attempt to undermine democracy here and around the world,” Ryan said in a statement. “That is not just the...
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  • Trump: ‘I don't see any reason why' Russia would have interfered with election

    3 monthes ago - By Politico

    President Donald Trump said he doesn't “see any reason why” Russia would interfere with the 2016 election, at an extraordinary press conference Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The comment is the latest instance of Trump breaking with the U.S. intelligence community but was all the more explosive when said standing next to Putin, after a nearly two-hour one-on-one meeting and extended bilateral summit in Helsinki, Finland. “My people came to me, Dan Coats came to me and some others saying they think it's Russia. I have President Putin, he just said it's not Russia,” Trump...
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  • Shock as Trump backs Putin on election meddling at summit

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. President Donald Trump said after meeting Vladimir Putin on Monday he saw no reason to believe his own intelligence agencies rather than trust the Kremlin leader on the question of whether Russia interfered to help him win the 2016 election.
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  • 'Absolutely Unbelievable': Dem Strategist Blasts Trump for Response on Election Meddling

    3 monthes ago - By FOX News

    Democratic strategist Adrienne Elrod was astounded Monday by President Trump's response to whether or not he believed Russians interfered with the 2016 election.
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  • U.S. Sen. Graham blasts Trump response on Russia election meddling

    3 monthes 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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  • Trump says he doesn't 'see any reason' why Russia would have hacked the US election when asked whether he believes Putin or the US intel community

    Trump says he doesn't 'see any reason' why Russia would have hacked the US election when asked whether he believes Putin or the US intel community

    3 monthes 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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  • Highlights of Trump-Putin News Conference

    Highlights of Trump-Putin News Conference

    3 monthes ago - By Newser

    President Trump and Vladimir Putin met for two hours Monday-about 30 minutes longer than allotted-and both emerged afterward sounding dismissive about allegations that Russia meddled in the 2016 election. Some highlights: Putin denial: The Russian president dismissed the notion of "so-called Russian interference" in the election. "I had...
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  • Trump Has A Total Meltdown In Front Of The World When Asked To Confront Putin

    3 monthes ago - By Politicus USA

    Trump was asked to confront Putin on attacking the 2016 election, and the result was a total meltdown where he started spinning conspiracy theories and claimed that there was no reason for Russia to attack the US.
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  • Trump sees no reason to believe Russia behind election meddling

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. President Donald Trump emerged from a meeting with Vladimir Putin on Monday saying he saw no reason to believe Russia had hacked the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and the Russian leader "was extremely strong and powerful" in denying it.
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  • President Trump: ‘I Don't See Any Reason Why' Russia Would Meddle in 2016 Election

    3 monthes ago - By Time

    President Donald Trump says he sees no reason why Russia would interfere in the 2016 election.
    Trump resisted when asked Monday to condemn Russian meddling in the election. Instead, he complained about a Democratic National Committee computer server and emails belonging to Hillary Clinton, the Democrat he defeated to win the presidency.
    At a joint appearance in Finland with Vladimir Putin, Trump repeated the Russian leader's denials about involvement in the election.
    Trump said of Putin: “He just said it's not Russia. I will say this: I don't see any reason why it would be.”
    Trump...
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