John Brennan, who served as Central Intelligence Agency director between 2013 and January 2017, called the president's comments "treasonous".
John Brennan, who led the Central Intelligence Agency during President Obama's second term and has been a frequent critic of Trump, tweeted immediately after the press conference that Trump's action during the summit "rises to & exceeds the threshold of 'high crimes & misdemeanors, '" referring to the standard used to determine reasons for impeachment of an American president.
- When a Russian reporter asked Trump about calling Putin "an adversary, a rival", Trump, who in the same interview called the European Union a "foe", said "Well, actually I called [Putin] a competitor".
Asked about Trump's comments by CNN, Republican Rep. Darrell Issa of California blasted the Federal Bureau of Investigation and cast doubt over Mueller's Friday indictments. My people came to me, (National Intelligence Director) Dan Coats came to me and some others.
When asked point blank whether he'd challenge Putin on the subject of Russian Federation interference, Trump avoided the question and pivoted to concerns he had about the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server when she was secretary of state. "It was awesome and very, very disturbing". Russian Federation interfered in our elections & attacked our democracy. "He has got to be celebrating on the way home to Moscow".
Following a two and a half hour-long closed-door meeting between the two leaders, the Russia probe dominated a joint press conference, during which the Russian president urged Trump not to put stock in the findings of U.S. intelligence agencies, but instead to let the matter be resolved by courts. "We have not been getting along well for the last number of years", Trump said after arriving at the Presidential Palace in Finland's capital, where the leaders are meeting. "America wants a good relationship with the Russian people but Vladimir Putin and his thugs are responsible for Soviet-style aggression", Sasse said in the statement.
"No prior president has ever abased himself more abjectly before a tyrant".
Asked if he believed USA intelligence agencies, which concluded that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election to help him defeat Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, he said he was not convinced.
"He had the chance right there in front of the world to confront Vladimir Putin and tell him to stay the hell out of American democracy, and he just didn't do it", Acosta said.
Democratic party chairman Tom Perez said Mr Trump should cancel the talks, and that Mr Putin "not a friend of the United States".
The press conference also touched briefly on policy issues, such as Syria and trade.
Millions celebrate France's World Cup win
Ten people were arrested in Marseille, where two members of the security forces were injured in clashes, a police spokesman said. Kylian Mbappe, 19, one of the star players of the World Cup , is part Cameroonian and part Algerian.
The Crown: First look at Olivia Coleman as the Queen
The series is set to cover the period of 1964-1970s in its third outing. "I'm so thrilled to be part of The Crown ". Netflix has released the first photo of Olivia Coleman as Queen Elizabeth II in season three of The Crown .
The most consistent critic of Trump in the upper chamber has been Flake's fellow Arizonan John McCain, who past year helped scuttle the president's attempt to get rid of the Affordable Health Care Act, known as Obamacare.
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So director Allan Ungar chose to just go ahead and give the fans what they want in a fifteen-minute fan film, anyway. Turns out it was an Uncharted movie, just a Fillion fronted fan project instead of a full Hollywood budget thing.
He said: " I think we're gonna have a great trade deal - there's really no doubt. "We need to keep our eyes on the prize". Brexiteers hate the idea of a common rule book, fearing we'll become the rule taker of Brussels.
Les militants de HRC ont précisé n'avoir à aucun moment été inquiétés par les services de sécurité du pays nordique. Un ancien directeur de la CIA, John Brennan, a sans ambages estimé que l'attitude de Trump confinait à la trahison.
France propelled to the finals! Many took to social media to angle out the show of political strength in the act. People wave flags as they gather for a "heroes" welcome' in tribute to Croatian national football team.
They usually follow ferocious military campaigns and sometimes stifling sieges that effectively force rebels to surrender. The government's push came after it had secured control of most of the Daraa province in an offensive that began in June.
Pour le gouvernement, les protestataires sont des " délinquants " issus de la " droite putschiste " soutenue par les Etats-Unis. La grève générale de vendredi était la deuxième depuis celle du 14 juin au cours de laquelle quatre personnes étaient mortes.
The Chinese government have threatened to take "firm and forceful measures" if Trump does indeed follow through on his threat. Europe and China are discussing closer ties to counter-balance US President Donald Trump's " America First" policies.
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Lava flies through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 13
Snyder said neither the exact location of the incident nor the total number of passengers aboard the boat were immediately known. Kilauea was still erupting lava as of Sunday, according to the United States Geological Survey.
Champions du monde : à Tours, le jour d'après
Avec Kylian Mbappé , Ngolo Kante ou encore Benjamin Pavard, Raphaël Varane aura été l'un des chouchous de ce Mondial. Sacrée championne du monde dimanche à Moscou, l'équipe de France est attendue à Paris ce lundi après-midi.
Le record insolite d'Adil Rami — France
Pour son coéquipier Adil Rami (32 ans, 35 sélections et 1 but), le joueur de Manchester United a fait bien plus que ça. Les réactions d'après-match n'ont pas tardé à être recueillies par les journalistes présents sur place.
Roku just entered the wireless speaker space
So, any TV powered by the Roku operating system will benefit from the enhanced audio provided by the bundle. With the wireless speakers, the hassle of wires, receivers, and a million remote controls disappears.
Tiger Woods gets a feel for bone-dry Carnoustie
As for adjusting to the links style of play and learning how far to hit shots on each hole, Woods said: "It is mainly trajectory". His normal distance with that club is 180. "Right now the fairways are faster than the greens", Woods told Bob Harig of ESPN .
Theresa May braced for showdown with Brexit rebels
The former education secretary stated that keeping Britain in parts of the single market would be the "worst of both worlds" . Mrs May faced a potential revolt on the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill, often referred to as the Customs Bill.
Blast in a China chemical plant kills 19, injures 12
The authorities in Jiang'an county said the blast happened at a factory run by Yibin Hengda Technology, according to Reuters . A septic tank explosion last November destroyed a wide swathe of a light industrial area in Ningbo, just south of Shanghai.
"Il n'y a pas plus beau" — Nzonzi
Eblouissant avec les Bleus lors du mondial, le champion du monde 2018 constituerait un renfort de taille pour le PSG. Mais il est un enfant né à Paris et je pense qu'il voudra y aller à un moment donné.