Meeting with Putin angered many ‘haters’ who wanted to see ‘boxing match’

"On this particular issue, whether or not Russian Federation sought to meddle in the USA election successfully or not, most people believe they did", Baker told State House News Service.

"The sentence should have been, 'I don't see any reason why it wouldn't be Russian Federation - sort of a double-negative, '" Trump said. "Sort of a double negative".

When asked about election meddling during a joint news conference with Putin on Monday, Trump said, "President Putin was extremely strong and powerful in his denial today".

Still, remember, the most important thing is that there was no collusion. His doubts, undermining the longstanding public conclusions of USA intelligence agencies and delivered while standing alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin, had prompted blistering, bipartisan criticism at home. "A lot of people out there".

"Have you ever seen the lights go out on a president before?"

"They're not saying don't do this or this is the wrong thing to do", Flake said.

President Donald Trump gave the go-ahead to announce new Russian election-hacking indictments before his meeting with Vladimir Putin rather than after - in the hopes it would strengthen his hand in the talks, according to accounts from people familiar with the decision.

"I think that is what's going to be remembered from this week", he said.

Trump's remarks on North Korea came a day after he announced there was "no time limit" to denuclearize under his accord with Kim Jong Un - a shift in tone from when the U.S. president said the process would start very soon. "I'm not pro-Russia, pro-anybody, I just want to have this country be safe, I don't want nuclear weapons- even people thinking about it".

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President Donald Trump during an interview with CBS Evening News

For his part, Nelson took to the Senate floor within a few hours Monday to denounce the president, calling Trump's comments "alarming. embarrassing and. unacceptable".

Trump and Kim met last month in a historic summit last month.

The US president followed this by saying that "while Russia's actions had no impact, at all, on the outcome of the election", he accepted the intelligence community's conclusions.

Lawmakers from both parties have been sounding the alarm over fresh interference by Russian Federation as they push to fortify USA election infrastructure ahead of the midterm elections.

Mr Trump also appeared to blame the USA, rather than Russian Federation, for the strained relations between the two nations.

Flake said Tuesday the President threw "basically the whole country under the bus" with his comments and called it disgraceful and "shameful". "I think even President George W. Bush's meeting, where he had that famous quote about looking into Putin's eyes and seeing into his soul - this summit dwarfs that by a factor of a thousand".

"We need to be working feverishly here to harden our defenses", Graham said after delivering an impassioned floor speech late Tuesday.

Foreign Relations Committee, told reporters.

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