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Andrew Coyne: Is this the behaviour of a government that had nothing to hide?

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On Thursday, at an impromptu press conference after his spectacular near-derailing of the NATO summit, Donald Trump was asked about next week's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. How did he think they would get along?
The president declined to identify Putin as either a friend or enemy, but as a “competitor.” Still, “he's been very nice to me,” and “the couple of times that I've gotten to meet him, we got along very well,” and, you know, “hopefully, someday, maybe, he'll be a friend.”
“I think I would have a very good relationship with President Putin if we spent time...
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Russian intel officers charged with hacking DNC, Clinton

Russian intel officers charged with hacking DNC, Clinton

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The charges brought by special counsel Robert Mueller were revealed just days before President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Lindsey Graham Says Trump Must Warn Putin Against Election Meddling

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In advance of the planned Finnish summit between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Lindsey Graham warned that the American leader must speak bluntly to the former KGB agent in order to have a "good relationship" between the nations.
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Insults, demands & advice: Trump's whirlwind European tour causes stir online

Insults, demands & advice: Trump's whirlwind European tour causes stir online

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On his EU visit, US President Donald Trump lectured Germany on doing business with Russia, demanded tribute from NATO and offered advice on British politics. Many Europeans were having none of it, venting their spleen on Twitter.
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WATCH: Trump becomes the 12th US president to meet Queen Elizabeth

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He apologized for an interview in which he blasted the UK prime minister's plans for Britain's exit from the European Union.
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Rep. Taylor Doesn't Expect Anything Groundbreaking From Trump-Putin Summit

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Rep. Scott Taylor, a Virginia Republican, discusses President Donald Trump's planned summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He speaks with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."
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Trump's ‘Flexible' World Order Is Risk for EU's East, Tusk Says

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Formerly-Communist European nations that over the last quarter century have embraced the West are at risk from shifts in U.S. foreign policy under President Donald Trump, according to one of the European Union's top officials.
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Mark Kimmitt Says There's No Danger of NATO Breaking Up

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Retired Brigadier General Mark Kimmitt previews President Donald Trump's planned summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He speaks with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."
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Mueller injects new drama into Trump's European whirlwind

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WINDSOR CASTLE - The Range Rover inched slowly along the gravel path towards the castle, delivering President Donald Trump to the regal encounter he'd been anticipating for days: a meeting with the Queen of England strictly devoted to pomp and circumstance, a refreshing break for Trump from days of tense arguments about NATO budgets. But as the honor guard performed the national anthem and gave Trump a royal salute, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein created a most unceremonious-and undermining-split-screen moment, announcing the indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers for...
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Trump's 'Culture' Comments About Immigrants Echo European White Nationalists'

Trump's 'Culture' Comments About Immigrants Echo European White Nationalists'

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The president continues to find allies in avowed racists.
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Trump must demand that Putin stop Russia election meddling: Pelosi

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President Donald Trump must seek a deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin to end Moscow's interference in American elections, the top Democrat in the House of Representatives said on Friday after fresh indictments against Russian military officers.
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Could President Trump's European Visit Benefit Putin?

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NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Amb. Daniel Fried, former assistant secretary of state for European affairs, about how President Trump's European visit may or may not benefit Russian President Putin.
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Beto O'Rourke's Record Fundraising Haul Came From 128,000 Contributors

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