Trump, seeking to calm political storm over Putin summit, says he misspoke

Trump, seeking to calm political storm over Putin summit, says he misspoke

That's just how much damage Trump did to his presidency with his embarrassing performance in Helsinki on Monday.

Trump, who had the opportunity to publicly rebuke Putin during the news conference in Helsinki, instead praised the Russian leader for his "strong and powerful" denial of the conclusions of USA intelligence agencies that the Russian state meddled in the election.

"I said the word "would" instead of 'wouldn't, '" Trump told reporters at the White House.

"They would rather go to war than see this".

Getty A close-up of Trump's "There was no colusion" note.

"I accept our intelligence community's conclusion that Russia's meddling in the 2016 election took place", he said, reading the prepared text.

Kimmel began by calling Trump a "liar" for trying to walk back "what the Helsinki was going through his cotton candy-colored head" when he "took sides with Russia" over the United States intel agencies about the meddling in the 2016 election.

SF Weekly reports that Resistance SF, the group that projected the images on the San Francisco Federal Building, has carried out similar demonstrations before. I was clumsy in how I said it yesterday, because I didn't want to insult him. Could be other people also.

Trump, seeking to calm political storm over Putin summit, says he misspoke
Trump, seeking to calm political storm over Putin summit, says he misspoke

Some lawmakers said they would seek remedies against Russian Federation in Congress.

"I have President Putin". McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan, who called Russia's government "menacing", said their chambers could consider additional sanctions on Russian Federation. I will say this. But he also said that "other people" could have been involved, a statement echoing past remarks casting doubt on Russia's role.

"Each day's news cycle is bringing more head-spinning and disturbing headlines", Obama said, calling these "strange and uncertain times we are in".

Obama urged people around the world to respect human rights and other threatened values in his most high-profile speech since leaving office, at the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth in South Africa.

"We see much of the world threatening to return to a more unsafe, more brutal, way of doing business", he said.

It comes after President Trump sought to clarify comments he made during the press conference with Putin.

"I am not being alarmist, I am simply stating the facts", Obama said.

The Twitter user who first pointed out the First Lady's odd reaction, @srmduke87, wrote: 'I think she looked scared to death'.


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