Trump says he's not anxious about Russian Federation meddling in the 2018 midterm elections.
Speaking in the White House East Room following their meeting, Trump said that it was thanks to Swedish negotiations that American student Otto Warmbier was released from North Korea a year ago, where he was being held in prison while in a coma.
"But, certainly there was meddling, and probably there was meddling from other countries, and maybe other individuals", he said.
As to whether he is anxious about Russian interference in the 2018 elections, "No", said Trump.
"We haven't been given credit. but we're working very hard on the '18 election and the '20", Trump said.
"One of the things were learning is it is always good - its old-fashioned, but its always good to have a paper backup system of voting".
This week, it was revealed the US State Department has yet to use tens of millions of dollars in funding that lawmakers allocated to counter Russian misinformation and propaganda, even as intelligence chiefs have warned that Russia is actively targeting the 2018 midterm elections.
Mark Cuban denies 2011 sexual assault allegation
Cuban told the Associated Press in a late night email Tuesday, " It didn't happen ". This incident never happened and her accusations are false".
Questioned about why no new sanctions have been issued, National Intelligence Director Dan Coats said Tuesday that they were forthcoming.
Flake said it was tough to dissuade Trump because the president "keeps coming back like a homing pigeon on trade deficits". You don't want your system of votes to be compromised in any way.
So China doesn't send us two percent; they send us a much, much higher level than that, but it's called transshipping.
"I like watching it; I like seeing it - and I think it is the best way to go", he added.
"Increased tariffs will hurt us all in the long run", Lofven said.
Trump downplayed the risks of a trade war on Tuesday, and said his proposals wouldn't be draconian.
"It has not changed the calculus or the behavior on behalf of the Russians", Rogers said about the USA response to Russia's cyber threat to date.
Trump jokes about his impeachment, mocks media
He also got around to Democratic House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, saying, "she's insane , but she's a fine woman". Having presidents attempt to do stand-up a couple times a year has always struck me as rather odd.
President Donald Trump is hailing Sweden as one of America's oldest and closest partners.
President Donald Trump has welcomed Sweden's prime minister to the White House. "But we're studying it very closely", Trump said.Various agencies, including Homeland Security, are studying it very carefully, he asserted.
"I can't believe I made that statement", before I got elected.
Earlier in the day, North Korea and South Korea announced an apparent breakthrough in talks.
"If the President decides, and the key actors decide they want us to help out, we'll be there", he said.
"When we're behind on every single country, trade wars aren't so bad, you know what I mean?"
"The WH has tremendous energy...so many people want to come in...everybody wants to be there, and they love this White House", @POTUS says, disputing known challenges administration has in recruiting new personnel for West Wing as exodus publicly chronicled.
Frustrated Williamson has no concerns over Black Caps' middle order
The team England is now travelling in New Zealand and as per the schedule, they are playing an ODI series against the Black Caps. The fourth ODI, which will be a deciding one, will be held at University Oval in Dunedin on March 7.