President Trump Talks Putin, Calls EU Foe in CBS Interview

Posted July 18, 2018

President Donald Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin are set to meet on Monday in Helsinki, their first stand-alone meeting since Trump took office in January 2017. Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating possible links between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation as part of his probe into Moscow's attempts to interfere in the 2016 election.

USA intelligence agencies have said Moscow was aiming to help the Trump campaign and harm Clinton's bid.

"We could start there", says Dingell.

The campaign uses headlines taken from the newspaper, including, "Trump calls media the enemy of the people, "Putin shuts down Russia's largest news agency", and "Trump cabinet selects appropriate reporters".

The United States does not have an extradition treaty with Russian Federation.

United States President Donald Trump arrived in Finland's capital Helsinki on Sunday for his first summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.

"I go in with low expectations", Trump told CBS. "I want to tell you. So, because we waste time saying Putin needs to admit this and apologize, he's not going to admit that he did it".

"That's a really good thing", he said. He said asking for the indicted Russians to be turned over would have the opposite effect. "I think that getting along with Russian Federation is a good thing", Trump told the program.

President Trump will join President Putin on July 16 in Helsinki.

Near Trump's hotel, police roped off a group of about 60 mostly male pro-Trump demonstrators waving American flags. Maybe the thing that is most hard - don't forget both my parents were born in European Union sectors okay?

Trump added others to his list, but in milder terms. Asked to explain why he was meeting with Putin at all, Trump said he would share that after the meeting was over - a non answer which may mean he didn't know what to say. "What we need to do is make sure our electoral process is protected".

In the CBS interview, host Jeff Glor pushed the president, saying, "a lot of people might be surprised to hear you list the European Union before China and Russian Federation".

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., rejected Bolton's assertion that the indictments put Trump in a stronger position going in to the meeting. Mr Putin has repeatedly denied that Russian Federation sought to skew the election. You got me!' There won't be Perry Mason here, I don't think.

Bolton was scheduled to appear on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday, but was pulled by White House officials on Saturday.