Trump taped the interview Thursday, the same day the White House announced he had invited Putin to Washington for another meeting this fall despite the ongoing criticism of his performance at Monday's summit with the Russian leader in Helsinki.
Russian politicians are rallying behind Putin and shrugging off Trump's wildly contradictory accounts of what he said to Putin at Monday's summit.
Once more declaring the Russian summit "a great success", Trump again described the media as "the real enemy of the people", and tweeted that he is looking forward to a yet-to-be-scheduled "second meeting" with Putin to discuss "cyber attacks" as well as other issues.
"There are many answers, some easy and some hard, to these problems ... but they can ALL be solved!"
His unusually meek attitude to Putin has reignited old - and heavily denied - rumors that Putin has compromising material on Trump, which he is using as leverage.
He last visited the White House in 2005, when he met President George W. Bush, who welcomed the Russian leader in the East Room as "my friend".
Russian Federation has not yet spoken about any second meeting with the American president.
He laughed and said: "That's going to be special".
Daily News then tells us that the CIA, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Security Agency released a "damning report" in January 2017 that outlined the Kremlin's clear favoritism for Trump.
"I don't know what happened in that meeting", he said.
Has Putin ever been to the White House?
Putin said, "I want to confirm that Russian Federation is interested in this development and. will act accordingly", but neither leader was very clear about what the next steps would be.
But, he added, "Russia was always open to such proposals". Bernie Sanders, which affirmed the US intelligence community's assessment that Russian Federation meddled in USA elections and demanded Trump meet with Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
No Russian leader has visited the White House in almost a decade and it would be a diplomatic coup for Mr Putin, who has been isolated by the West for activities in Ukraine, Syria and the nerve agent attack in Salisbury.
Ahead of the summit, Ukraine had expressed concerns that the US and Russian leaders could strike a "grand bargain" on the conflict without consulting Kiev.
Both Trump and Putin earlier on Thursday praised their first meeting as a success and blamed forces in the United States for trying to belittle its achievements.