The Crimean referendum was not monitored by global observers, and Russian Federation has a history of demanding respect for votes regarded as sketchy or downright illegal by the United States and Europe.
Putin, speaking to Russian diplomats from around the world, said the Helsinki summit had been successful. The news out of the Washington: Russian President Vladimir Putin is coming to the White House.
Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer immediately criticized the planned invitation. If Putin's account of Trump's reaction is accurate, it would suggest a more flexible approach than the USA has shown to date on the issue.
"The sentence should have been, 'I don't see any reason why I wouldn't, or why it wouldn't be Russian Federation'".
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The U.S. -Russia relationship is "in some ways worse than during the Cold War", Putin said, "It's naive to think that the problems would be solved in a few hours".
On Monday, your job could be hearing the latest intelligence out of Russian Federation, and on Thursday, your job could be hearing the latest intelligence coming out of the White House. As recently as this week - immediately after his one-on-one meeting with Putin - Trump appeared to believe Putin's denial over the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election. "In the United States, in Russian Federation, or anywhere else", he said in a statement. Lindsey Graham, a Republican from SC, said he was happy to hear that Sanders had clarified Trump's comment.
Putin pointed to a 2014 referendum, which wasn't internationally recognized, that was held in Crimea to justify Russia's annexation at his press conference with Trump after the summit in Helsinki on Monday.
Republicans and Democrats both accused him of siding with an adversary rather than his own country after he shied away from criticizing the Russian leader for what US intelligence agencies say were Moscow's efforts to undermine the 2016 election.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), who has spent the week mounting a fierce defense of Trump's outreach to Putin, objected to a proposal from Sen.
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"It is a proposal that was made in sincerity by President Putin, but President Trump disagrees with it", White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement.
"Then we would expect that the Americans would reciprocate and they would question officials, including the officers of law enforcement and intelligence services of the United States. who have something to do with illegal actions on the territory of Russian Federation, and we have to request the presence of our law enforcement".
Coats, being the top USA intelligence official that he is, of course reacted as if he hadn't been told a thing about it.
"It's another sign that this president is very happy making himself a client of Vladimir Putin", Murphy said.
"The Summit with Russian Federation was a great success, except with the real enemy of the people, the Fake News Media", Trump wrote on Twitter.
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U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 18, 2018.