Trump said he reviewed the transcript and clips from the news conference and said he made a mistake when he answered a reporter who asked the USA president if he would publicly denounce the election meddling to Putin.
"They're going to look at the field and they're going to say 'Donald Trump's got 80 per cent approval with the Republican base - why am I going to try to pee on that bonfire?'".
Mr Trump said: "I realise there's a need for some clarification", adding that what he meant "should have been obvious - I thought it would be obvious but would like to clarify in case it wasn't".
During the two-and-a-half-hour-long meeting, they talked about numerous things, including the Middle East, Syria, Iran and terrorism, he told reporters at the White House.
After his walk-back, Trump said his administration would "move aggressively" to repel efforts to interfere in American elections.
"On this particular issue, whether or not Russian Federation sought to meddle in the US election successfully or not, most people believe they did", Baker told State House News Service. Jeff Flake of Arizona called it "shameful", and Sen.
"NATO's never been stronger".
Baker likes reacting to Trump about as much as he likes a root canal, but this time realized he had to respond, especially with Republicans all over the country joining in panning the president.
Former Vice President Joe Biden, a Democrat, weighed in after the summit.
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, a New York Democrat, said he was not buying Trump's new version of events.
"My people came to me - [Director of National Intelligence] Dan Coats came to me and some others - they said they think it's Russian Federation".
Not all Republicans were angry with Trump's conduct in Helsinki.
Speaking from a meeting with Republican lawmakers at the White House, Trump said he had "full faith" in USA intelligence agencies, and wanted to clarify his statements from the day before.
On Capitol Hill, top Republican leaders said they were open to slapping fresh sanctions on Russian Federation, but they showed no sign of acting anytime soon. "There is no moral equivalence between the United States and Russian Federation, which remains hostile to our most basic values and ideals. I just want this country to be safe", he said. "The Russians are not our friends and I entirely believe the assessment of our intelligence community".
Rick Wilson, a conservative who has always been critical of Mr Trump, says elected party members are horrified by his latest controversy.
Trump's refusal to challenge Putin's denials of election meddling prompted an unusual response from the president's own director of national intelligence, Dan Coats, who reasserted his belief that Moscow attempted to influence the outcome of the 2016 election.
Alisson had a strong season with Italian side AS Roma and played a vital role in their run to the Champions League semi finals. It is now up to the 25-year-old to join Jurgen Klopp or wait to see if Chelsea match the Kop bid.
The 17-year-old, who was not identified as male or female, received puncture wounds to his foot, the fire department said. Three minutes later, while attending to the first victim, the department received a report of a second biting incident.
Since the protests and clashes broke out along the border on March 30, at least 141 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire. Hamas already has deployed several drones to infiltrate Israel and exploited the incidents as propaganda victories, IPT said.
Meanwhile, although the Raptors and Spurs are believed to be in deep negotiations, a potential deal may have reached a roadblock. Leonard, who's arguably a top three player in the league when healthy, certainly would be able to fill that role next to James.
Organisers also warned that aircraft could stop flying if May fails to clinch an adequate Brexit deal with Brussels. Muilenburg said Boeing is ramping up its supply chain around the globe as demand for planes continues.
Female Rebel BBL starts their season from the 9th f December, which is 10 days earlier from the male season of KFC BBL games. Fans of cricket across the world can see the online stream at the official Australian cricket website, and throw its app.
On July 12, the government published its long-anticipated White Paper on the UK's post-Brexit relations with the EU. More wobbles, after the high-profile resignations, could leave the prime minister in a very fragile position.
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Baseball has been enthralled with the hunt for Manny Machado and finding out which team the Orioles will trade him to. Machado's 2013 season featured 51 doubles, tied for the second most in a season in franchise history.
Despite defeat in the World Cup finals, the Croatian national team brought pride to their home country . After Vladimir Putin together with Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic went to the locker room of the losing team.
With plenty of points to be won and lost, the title race is still very much on and Arsenal will be confident of bridging the gap. Defensively, Arsenal have improved since Shkodran Mustafi joined the club in the summer but there is still room for improvement.
Duchess Kate and Meghan are 'closer than ever'
Markle feels that his daughters smile is no longer genuine, that it is a "pained smile". "It really worries me", he continued. I see it in [Meghan's] eyes, I see it in her face and I see it in her smile.
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