After backlash, Trump says misspoke on Russian election meddling
18 July, 2018, 12:27 | Author: Heidi Alvarez
"The sentence should have been, 'I don't see any reason why it wouldn't be Russia.' Sort of a double negative", he added - repeating the laborious clarification several times.
"Frankly, I don't think those USA presidents at any point came off as not pursuing US security interests, as being taken in by the Soviet leader they were meeting with", said Alina Polyakova, a foreign policy fellow at the Brookings Institution.
When the interviewer, Tucker Carlson, asked him if he viewed Russian Federation as America's biggest adversary, Trump said, "I won't even use the word adversary". His summit with Putin was a moment that called for presidential strength.
The drama continued as Trump headed to his next stop, the U.K. His first official visit was overshadowed by fallout from the rhetorical grenade he'd lobbed at British Prime Minister Theresa May before arriving.
He was in Singapore last month to interview the president after his meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong-un, and he was in Helsinki on Monday to shield him from bipartisan attacks that he had disgraced the U.S. by refusing stand up to Putin.
'There's no allegation in this indictment that any American citizen committed a crime, ' Rosenstein said in announcing the charges at a press conference in Washington. He says the Senate understands the "Russia threat" and that is the "widespread view here in the United States Senate among members of both parties". It was a position he wisely retracted on Tuesday, declaring what he should have said standing next to Putin: "I accept our intelligence community's conclusion that Russia's meddling in the 2016 election took place".
Speaking about Mr Trump's mistake, Sky's USA correspondent Hannah Thomas-Peter said: "If we are to believe that (it was a simple mistake), that's not good, because the leader of the free world should be able to nail those important ideas, express himself clearly under pressure when standing next to the leader of an adversarial nation".
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Trump's repeated warm words for Russian Federation were a marked contrast from the past week when he repeatedly rebuked traditional USA allies at a summit of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and a visit to Britain.
The mass desertion by some of the president's stalwart allies made his remaining defenders - Sean Hannity and a handful of right-wing media personalities - all the more conspicuous in the wake of Trump's Helsinki appearance by virtue of being virtually alone.
Republican leaders, outraged by Mr Trump's comments in Helsinki, found out about his attempts to quell the outrage the same way everyone else did, as one aide put it, by watching and learning. In many cases, their responses to Trump's news conference have matched the president in absurdity.
He also said he accepts the American intelligence community's conclusion that Russian Federation interfered in the election, but he denied that his campaign had colluded in the effort.
He added: "In a key sentence in my remarks I said the word "would" instead of 'wouldn't.' ..."
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