"This is shameful", tweeted Flake, who is not running for re-election. The event was not only "good" for the US and Russian Federation but "for the world" as a whole, US President Donald Trumpsaid.
When asked if he believed the assessment that Putin really had compromised the 2016 election, Trump straight-up said he took Putin's word over that of USA intelligence - specifically mentioning Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats. Not only were Trump's comments imbecilic, he is wholly in the pocket of Putin.
The Republican rebuke from Capitol Hill came largely from those lawmakers who have been willing to openly criticize the president. Putin, as always, denied all. Instead, he complained about a Democratic National Committee computer server and emails belonging to Hillary Clinton, the Democrat he defeated to win the presidency.
President Donald Trump's first summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin left a wake of confusion and outrage in the U.S.
Trump said he discussed numerous subjects with the Russian leader in private earlier, including election interference, as he spoke of the importance of maintaining diplomatic relations with Russia.
Added NBC's Hallie Jackson: "I think a fair word would be extraordinary".
Former intelligence chiefs who served under President Barack Obama were scathing in their criticism of his remarks.
It was also dubbed as the "Treason Summit" by CIA Director John Brennan.
Trump made the brief remarks in front of reporters, at a conference table surrounded by top officials at the start of a "working lunch" that began after he and Putin met behind closed doors for two hours with only their interpreters.
If that is anathema to many in Washington, Trump's apparent concessions to Putin over the elections controversy drew stinging condemnation from across the political divide. Republican Patriots: "Where are you???"
In the entire history of our country, Americans have never seen a president of the United States support an American adversary the way @realDonaldTrump has supported President Putin. "It was unbelievable and very, very disturbing". "There is no moral equivalence between the United States and Russian Federation, which remains hostile to our most basic values and ideals". "He has got to be celebrating on the way home to Moscow". Trump did not criticize Russian Federation for interfering in American elections, or for allegedly poisoning former spies on British soil, or for helping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad massacre civilians. Before they left, one reporter shouted a question about Russia's involvement in the USA election.
Some at Fox seized on tweeted criticism by former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan, who said Trump's performance was near treasonous. My people came to me ...
For the president, it's likely to add another to his list of grievances about a network he has denounced as "fake news".
Sen. Deb Fischer also tweeted Monday afternoon, saying, "Russia is not a friend to the U.S. They have interfered in our elections. He wrote: 'Clearly, a civilization that feels guilty for everything it is and does will lack the energy and conviction to defend itself.' With the election of Ronald Reagan, the American people declared to the world that we have the necessary energy and conviction to defend ourselves".
Moreover, while many commemorated France's win, others also appreciated Croatia for their performance in this world cup. Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic lead a very impressive team that came from behind to beat England, 2-1, in the semifinals.
Starting with only about 70 people during Croatia's first match, Stefanec said the house was packed for the final game. But it was Mbappe who put the match out of reach with a furious passage of play in the second half.
All 13 were brought to safety in a perilous rescue organized by Thai Navy Seals and an worldwide team of cave-diving experts. Two of the first group had a lung infection as well, and Thongchai said they would need medicine for seven days.
Trump said he had advised May to take a different strategy on Brexit, telling the paper: "I would have done it much differently". At Turnberry, protesters climbed a hill near the golf course to ensure the president could see their placards and banners.
He asks her whether she is an American citizen, even though Puerto Rico is a USA territory and its residents are US citizens. The video shows him asking whether or not the woman has USA citizenship. "We don't own Puerto Rico", the man says.
We controlled the game, but there's always tension with us, we always concede this early goal and have shocks", Vrsaljko said. Defender Sime Vrsaljko kept the score even by heading a shot off the goal line about 10 minutes before Mandzukic scored.
Modric starred as Croatia came from behind to win 2-1 in extra time in Moscow and set up a Sunday final against France . Writing on Twitter, he said: "Dear England - you have been incredible throughout this tournament.
The T20 world No.1 ranking is on the line in Harare today as world No.1 Pakistan take on world No.2 Australia. Virat Kohli joined Rohit Sharma at the crease and they played some sumptuous shots at an intriguing run rate.
As quoted by FourFourTwo , he said: "A tattoo after the World Cup final?" The game at Saint Petersburg Stadium, St. The 2-0 final means neither get the bonus, setting us up for a victor take all final between France and Croatia .
Stone went on to closely parse the language of the indictment , arguing, "My contact with the campaign in 2016 was Donald Trump ". A copy of the grand jury indictment against 12 Russian intelligence officers is seen after being filed in US District Court.
He maintained, however, that Russian Federation has no interest meddling in U.S. elections and never will. She also said there was no indication that the conspiracy had changed the result of the election.
France beat Croatia to win Russian Federation 2018
France enter the final as favourites after dispatching the likes of Argentina, Uruguay and Belgium in the previous rounds. Griezmann came into the tournament as one of the favorites for the golden boot, but so far has only scored three times .
Meghan Markle & Kate Middleton's Wimbledon Date
Duchesses Meghan and Kate attended the tennis tournament in London Saturday and both looked perfectly posh for the summer outing. The sisters-in-law greeted a group of thrilled-looking ball boys and girls, before meeting some junior tennis players.
Anderson upsets Federer in marathon thriller at Wimbledon
Federer ended up with more points won than Anderson in this match, but ultimately the difference came down to two unforced errors. He hit 28 aces against Federer, saved 9 of 12 break points and managed to hold his own in the rare, lengthy baseline rallies.