Hillary Clinton hits Trump over Putin summit, with a World Cup reference

Charlene Craig
July 16, 2018

"He may come in with maps of Syria or maps of Ukraine, and frankly I think he'll take advantage of this president, who we know doesn't do much prep work before these meetings", Sen.

"First, I don't believe the meeting should take place but if it is going to happen, President Trump must press Putin hard on the issue of election interference".

Trump, who is on a seven-day, three-nation European trip flew in from Scotland, where he and his wife, Melania, spent the weekend at his golf resort.

Trump was in Britain as part of his European trip that earlier saw him in Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and will take him to Helsinki for a summit with Russian Putin on July 16.

"America and the European Union are best friends", Tusk wrote.

"Whoever says we are foes is spreading fake news", Tusk, who is also a former Polish prime minister, wrote on Twitter. "So, because we waste time saying, 'Well, Putin needs to admit this and apologize, ' - he's not going to admit that he did it, and we can't take on face value anything they tell us".

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A probe over allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election has clouded Trump's presidency.

Trump has repeatedly said the investigation into suspected Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election - which he casts as a "rigged witch hunt" - makes it hard for him to do substantive deals with Moscow. Trump and Putin meet later Monday at the palace. Last November, in Vietnam, they agreed to maintain open military channels of communications between their forces in Syria. Trump and Putin were also seen chatting as all leaders headed for an outdoor group photo.

This could free up US troops to withdraw, but would also - as with Crimea - mark a major victory for Mr. Putin and a betrayal of local USA allies on the ground. "An interference by the US Congress is probable; it has repeatedly shown its desire to limit the powers of the US president in matters relating to Russian Federation", he said. "It means that they are competitive", Trump said.

The Kentucky Republican says Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election isn't "morally equivalent" to USA interference in Russian elections.

Beyond that, Huntsman said it was "highly unlikely" that Trump will recognize Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea at the summit, but would not rule it out completely.

This comment comes on the heels of Trump's advising British Prime Minister Theresa May to sue the EU to resolve tense negotiations over the United Kingdom's looming exit from the political and economic union that now includes 28 member states.

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Officials said he spoke again with Putin as the event was ending because the Russian president was seated next to Mrs. Trump.

Russian Federation has no extradition treaty with the United States, however. "I hadn't thought of that". "But certainly, I'll be asking about it".

Trump appeared to place blame on the Democratic National Committee for the hacking attack that has been linked to Russian Federation: "I think the DNC should be ashamed of themselves for allowing themselves to be hacked".

"I think it's a good thing to meet", he said.

Warner tells NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday that Trump "has been completely reluctant to call out Putin as a bad actor".

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