Trump said Russian interference "had no impact" on votes in 2016 but that they did meddle in the election. "Probably there was meddling from other countries", Trump said.
Trump insisted he wasn't anxious about meddling in the upcoming mid-term elections and said the United States is taking action to make sure of that.
Asked by a Swedish journalist whether he was concerned Russian Federation could have an effect on the midterms, Trump insisted during his news conference that the United States would prevent any election interference efforts.
In another public departure from the U.S. intelligence community's assessment, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that "other countries and other individuals" may have interfered in the 2016 United States election.
"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". It also acts as a protecting power for the USA in the country.
Hours later, White House economic adviser Gary Cohn, who has opposed the tariffs, announced his plans to depart the White House, another signal that the president intends to go through with the penalties.
"You have to be very vigilant", Trump said. It's called paper. Not highly complex computers. "I think it's better for the European Union and U.S. to find some way to cooperate in order to deal with the situation".
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The Sinn Féin leader added that there could be no overall agreement on Brexit unless the issue of the Irish border was solved. Placing a border down the Irish Sea would not just be politically unacceptable but would be economically catastrophic.
"We must stop Iran, we will stop Iran", Netanyahu said. "So many people want to come in", he said. But Trump didn't budge on his position for steel and aluminum tariffs in a meeting between the two leaders - but he at least reassured his European ally that any tariffs would be implemented in a "very loving way".
The president went on to acknowledge that he encourages dissent among his staff in the course of his own decision-making process, saying "I like conflict".
"I believe they are honest", Trump told reporters after Pyongyang floated the idea of giving up its nuclear weapons in return for U.S. security guarantees.
Lofven said he and Trump agree that the result of the election in the country should be decided by nobody else but the voters in that country.
"I can't believe I made that statement", before I got elected.
"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. Warmbier died shortly after being returned to the U.S. The U.S. has no formal diplomatic relations with North Korea.
Trump also expanded on his threat over the weekend to that the US would "apply a Tax on their Cars" in the European Union in retaliation for the proposed countermeasures.