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House GOP stands by controversial finding in Russian Federation report

19 Juillet 2018

Putin accused Browder of making campaign contributions to Trump's election rival Hillary Clinton with money he earned in Russian Federation on which he did not pay taxes.

Putin was accused of interfering with the election, seeing Trump triumph over democrat leader Hillary Clinton, something that United States citizens were hoping would be addressed in Monday's summit in Helsinki. "There are lots of people out there".

Amid bipartisan condemnation of Trump's embrace of a longtime US enemy in Helsinki, the USA president delivered a rare admission of error Tuesday.

The Russian list includes Browder, the Ziff brothers and former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, as well as an ex-MI6 agent, Christopher Steele, who compiled an explosive dossier alleging connections between Russia and the Trump campaign and warning that the Kremlin had compromising information on the president.

He has said having a good relationship with Russian Federation is good for the US.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin offers a ball of the 2018 football World Cup to President Donald Trump during a joint press conference after a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, July 16, 2018.

KELEMEN: The State Department calls the Russian allegations about McFaul and others absurd, but White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders would only say Trump is talking with his team about following up on the meeting with Putin. "Earlier, he tweeted that "so many people at the higher ends of intelligence" loved his press conference in Helsinki" and that he got along well with Putin, "which truly bothered many haters who wanted to see a boxing match". They would rather go to war than see this.

But given that the meeting was private, Trump's claim is impossible to fact-check.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he doesn't want to use "adversary" to describe Russia Comey urges Americans to vote for Democrats in midterms Roby wins Alabama GOP runoff, overcoming blowback from Trump criticism MORE was reportedly shown highly classified information more than a year ago proving that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered cyberattacks to interfere with the us presidential election.

The tweets came a day after Mr Trump said he had missed out a word when appearing to support Mr Putin's claim that there was no Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Less than a week later, the President's understanding of that evidence has been severely tested, as the White House tries to contain the damage from his widely condemned news conference Monday with Putin.

Cecilia Vega, the ABC News reporter who asked the question, said on Twitter that she believes the president heard her clearly. Montenegro is a tiny country with very strong people.

"The President said, 'Thank you very much, ' and said no to answering questions".

Montenegro joined North Atlantic Treaty Organisation a year ago in defiance of Moscow after accusing Russian spies of orchestrating an attempted coup to derail the accession.

"Vladimir Putin does not share our values", said Ryan.

US intelligence leaders only refer to the "red lights" when matters are dire.

House GOP stands by controversial finding in Russian Federation report