It has "NEVER been worse."
Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump met one-on-one in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday after months of build-up.
But in the public moments surrounding the meeting, Trump focused on praise for Russia’s recent World Cup hosting duties, rather than the country’s 12 intelligence officials charged by the U.S. Justice Department with hacking into the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, on Friday.
Trump and Putin met privately — with only...
During his news conference on Tuesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) downplayed Russia’s attack on U.S. democracy. In comments that amounted to an extremely mild rebuke of President Trump, Ryan acknowledged that Russia did in fact interfere in the 2016 election, but in the next breath asserted they didn’t impact votes. “They did interfere in […]