Trump holds election-security meeting ahead of midterms
Jul 28, 2018, 13:46
What was meant to be a celebratory tour of the Midwest on Thursday turned sour for President Donald Trump when he learned federal prosecutors were looking to question his company's longtime financial boss.
One day after the summit, the Russian Defense Ministry said it was "ready" to enact the "international security" measures discussed in the meeting.
Following the backlash in the United States over Trump's cordial public tone with Putin in Helsinki, U.S. and Russian officials backed away from Trump's proposal to schedule a follow-up meeting in Washington in the fall.
But speaking to reporters in South Africa, where he was attending a summit of BRICS nations, Putin said another meeting with Trump was still on the agenda.
"They're dying to see us make a little bit of a mistake", Trump lamented Thursday from inside a Granite City, Illinois, steel plant, where he was hoping to exult in positive economic news in front of a supportive crowd.
Efforts by both Trump and Putin to achieve detente have been fiercely resisted by US lawmakers, including some in Trump's own Republican Party, accusing him of being too friendly towards Putin, whom they consider an adversary of the United States.
Speaking to reporters at the Pentagon, Mr Mattis said: "I am considering meeting with my counterpart, but there's been no decision". "I repeat once again, if the right conditions for work are created".
The Russian leader went on to tout President Trump for fulfilling his campaign promises, citing this as a 'great virtue'.
President Trump received an update from his National Security Council Friday afternoon on the government-wide effort to prevent foreign interference in the USA election system.
Relations between Russian Federation and the United States have been fraught because of rows over Russia's annexation of Ukraine, and allegations - denied by Moscow - that the Kremlin meddled in the 2016 presidential election to help Trump win. Trump has said he wants to improve ties between the two nuclear powers, whose relations have dipped to a post-Cold War low in recent years. However, efforts to achieve a detente have been fiercely resisted by the USA lawmakers, including some in Trump's own Republican Party, who accuse him of being too friendly towards Putin.
The pair met last week for closed-door talks in Helsinki.
Scientists using ground-penetrating radar found a 12-mile (about 20km) wide lake about a mile beneath the southern ice cap. Determining whether life has ever existed on Mars remains an open question and is one that consumes many astronomers.
Nia Wilson died at the scene and her sister has been hospitalized in critical condition, according to the publication. On their journey the 18-year-old and 26-year-old were attacked by John Lee Cowell completely unprovoked.
With the departure date scheduled for March 29, 2019, negotiators have about six months to conclude talks. Economic logic must win through, and therefore we have a very good chance of securing something'.
The Louisiana Department of Health reported two cases of West Nile Fever in East Baton Rouge and Ouachita parishes. Mosquitoes that carry the West Nile virus are more likely to bite during the evening, night, and early morning.
Republican leaders, however, have said in recent weeks that they are satisfied with the Justice Department's progress. Ryan made the comments a day after a group of 11 GOP lawmakers filed articles of impeachment against Rosenstein.
Jerry Brown has declared states of emergency for the state's three largest fires, freeing resources for local governments. McGlover, 32, of Temecula was booked on suspicion of five counts of arson, state fire officials said .
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As an example of its new strategy, Wehner said Facebook will put more development muscle behind the company's Stories feature. The proof was in Facebook's stock, which during the call was down as much 24% from its price at the close of regular trading.
Trump was also reportedly present at Trump Tower when the June 9 meeting took place, and " had no public events " that day. There were several native Russians in the room, including Natalia Veselnitskaya , a lawyer with links to the Kremlin.
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Cohen says he's already spoken with the Trump Organization's finance chief, Allen Weisselberg, on "how to set the whole thing up". The payment was never made and Mr Giuliani said he didn't know why that was the case and hadn't discussed it with Mr Trump .