Proposed Trump-Putin meeting at White House is put off


(Worthy News) - The Trump administration sought to fend off accusations the president is too soft on Russia, putting off a proposed second summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin and declaring the U.S. will never recognize Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea.

As members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee peppered Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with demands for details about last week’s summit in Finland, the White House said Wednesday that President Donald Trump had opted against trying to arrange another meeting with Putin this fall. Putin already had sent signals that he wasn’t interested in coming to Washington.

National security adviser John Bolton cited special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election as the reason for the delay, although many members of Congress had objected to the meeting and said Putin would not be welcome on Capitol Hill. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “Proposed Trump-Putin meeting at White House is put off

  1. Well, maybe an affidavit from ALL the people in Crimea would change President Trump's mind, since 95% of ALL the people voted to be part of Russia. Oh wait .... some people say the vote was rigged. To them I say, "it's not impossible that there was some fraud, but it's actually very difficult to Fraud the vote to 95%.

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