How Donald Trump's claim he misspoke unleashed a troll-fest

Russian Vladimir Putin gestures during a meeting with Russian ambassadors to foreign countries in Moscow Russia Thursday

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"The president is going to meet with his team, and we'll let you know when we have an announcement on that", Sanders said.

More outrage has come with the news that Trump and Putin might be working out a deal whereby special counsel Robert Mueller would get access to interviews with Russians indicted after allegedly hacking Democrats, and Russia would get to question US officials it suspects of interfering in Russian affairs in exchange.

"What struck me and others as quite unusual was before we left the room, they started writing a press release about our encounter and we're trying to say that the Russian meddling - the Russian interference had no impact on the election", Clapper said. But no one expected that, " Putin said.

The Russian leader then warned that progress was jeopardized by the uproar in Washington over the meeting, lambasting Trump's opponents and critics of the summit and accusing them of undermining the summit for their own political ends.

The protesters held signs accusing Trump of treason.

Again on Wednesday, he told CBS he agreed with those United States findings. "In a key sentence in my remarks I said the word "would" instead of "wouldn't", a back-pedaling Trump told reporters.

"If he had asked me how that ought to be conducted, I would have suggested a different way", Coats said. "I would because he's in charge of the country just like I consider myself to be responsible for things that happen in this country", Trump said.

Earlier Wednesday, Trump claimed that no USA president has been as "tough" as him on Russian Federation.

Just last month, Time used the President in another striking image on its cover, when the Trump administration's policy that separated families crossing the U.S. border was dominating the headlines. "Look at what we've done".

President Trump said: "My people came to me and some others, they said they think it's Russian Federation". "He understands it, and he's not happy about it".

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders: "I had a chance to speak with the president after his comments, and the president was-said, "Thank you very much, ' and was saying 'no" to answering questions".

She said the threat to the United States electoral system "still exists, which is why we are taking steps to prevent it". Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Chris Coons, D-Del., were trying to force a vote on a resolution backing the intelligence community's findings that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election and must be held accountable.

Amid pressure even from allies to clarify, the following day he said he had misspoken.

Putin has signaled in the wake of his summit with Trump that he and the US President reached several agreements, but neither Trump nor the White House have confirmed any substantive agreements between the two countries. It was Congress' first formal rebuke of Trump's actions from the summit and its aftermath.

USA lawmakers are calling for a court demand to be issued for the notes of the U.S. translator who accompanied Mr Trump to his two-hour meeting with Mr Putin. She did not say whether the next summit would be before or after the midterm elections in November. So where does he want to take this relationship now?

Albright, who served during the Clinton administration, also added that it was the job of the United States government to support their ambassador "because the jobs are very hard". Bob Corker, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

That next meeting may be at the White House.

He also lashed out at Europe and US -dominated North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, saying Russian Federation would hit back with an "equivalent response" to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation bases near Russia's borders and other "aggressive steps".

"It was Russia. And I think it was probably others also". But he said Trump "is not making the problem better, he's making it worse". "The sentence should have been: 'I don't see any reason why it wouldn't be Russian Federation'".

The president has dubbed it a "witch hunt", and repeatedly denied any collusion.

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