To cap off a week of worldwide "diplomacy" (we use the word loosely), Donald Trump traveled to Helsinki, Finland to meet with Russian President (and election hacker/former KGB agent) Vladimir Putin to discuss...
"I still shake my head trying to understand what was discussed during the two-hour one-on-one, what was discussed between the two sides in their bilateral meeting", Brennan said.
Denial came after 12 Russians indicted: Trump stunned U.S. political allies and foes alike with his answer to a question about Russian hacking and interference in the 2016 election which saw him defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Mr. Putin was speaking shortly after his summit with Mr. Trump in Helsinki, Finland, where the question of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race loomed large.
The host also mocked Trump for blaming both the United States and Russian Federation for the breakdown in the relationship between the two countries.
"The president must appreciate that Russian Federation is not our ally", Ryan said.
"We all know that Vladimir Putin is holding something over Donald Trump", he said.
The former CIA chief said Trump's interactions with Putin might give his briefers reason to withhold some classified intelligence from the president out of fear that he would share it with his Russian counterpart.
"Today was a bad day for the American brand, for the American people, and for our allies", said Republican Sen. "But I will tell you that President Putin was extremely strong and powerful in his denial today".
"Not always - well, haven't presidents been killed in the United States?"
Donald Trump has offered an "extraordinary show of trust", after siding with Russian president Vladimir Putin's assertion that Moscow did not interfere in the 2016 United States presidential election. "That's a congressional responsibility and the Congress must do what they think is in the best interest of this country", Hagel was quoted by CNN saying.
"I have president Putin, he just said it's not Russian Federation".
"I never thought I would see the day when our American President would stand on the stage with the Russian President and place blame on the United States for Russian aggression". Scaramucci, who has remained close to Trump, said the president is getting "emotionally charged".