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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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Trump: I Misspoke on Russia, Said Opposite of What I Meant

Trump: I Misspoke on Russia, Said Opposite of What I Meant

Amid a furious backlash , President Trump is clarifying his remarks about Russian interference in the 2016 election. Trump told reporters Tuesday that he does, in fact, accept... Read more ...

'The Fake News is going Crazy!': Trump says his meeting with Putin was...

'The Fake News is going Crazy!': Trump says his meeting with Putin was better than the one he had with NATO

President Donald Trump said his Monday meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland was "better" than his summit last week with NATO allies in... Read more ...

In High-Profile Speech, Obama Offers Warnings

In High-Profile Speech, Obama Offers Warnings

To be clear, Barack Obama never once mentioned President Trump on Tuesday during a major speech in South Africa. But coverage of his address in Johannesburg, to commemorate the... Read more ...

Photo shows the moment John Kelly accidentally turned off the lights as...

Photo shows the moment John Kelly accidentally turned off the lights as Trump backed down from his election meddling comments

A photo taken by Washington Post photographer Jabin Botsford shows the moment White House chief of staff John Kelly accidentally turned off the lights as President Donald Trump... Read more ...

Senator Calls For Hearing With U.S. Interpreter In Trump-Putin Meeting

Senator Calls For Hearing With U.S. Interpreter In Trump-Putin Meeting

Congress needs to know what Trump "promised Putin on our behalf," says Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen. Read more ...

Migrant Children Detail Horrific Experiences In Border Patrol Stations And...

Migrant Children Detail Horrific Experiences In Border Patrol Stations And Detention Centers

The complaints in the statements filed in court range from unsanitary drinking water to physical assaults by the guards. Read more ...

How Trump's Putin Summit Do-Over Mirrors His Charlottesville Response

How Trump's Putin Summit Do-Over Mirrors His Charlottesville Response

Trump has continually responded to debacles by suggesting he would give some kind of a mea culpa - and then creating another disaster. Read more ...

Trump's Embarrassing Note Caught On Camera: 'There Was No Colusion'

Trump's Embarrassing Note Caught On Camera: 'There Was No Colusion'

The president had an added note about Russia and Vladimir Putin in thick black marker. Read more ...

Trump read from a typed script to claim he misspoke in his press conference...

Trump read from a typed script to claim he misspoke in his press conference with Putin, with a handwritten note: 'THERE WAS NO COLUSION'

President Donald Trump read from a typed script on Tuesday afternoon to claim he misspoke in his press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday. The paper... Read more ...

Trump keeps conflating Russian meddling and collusion, and experts worry it...

Trump keeps conflating Russian meddling and collusion, and experts worry it could have a devastating effect on national security

President Donald Trump has a habit of conflating Russian election interference and Russian collusion. Experts worry that his trademark response that there was "no collusion... Read more ...