US News 'What am I gonna do? He may deny it': Trump says he'll bring up election meddling with Putin

20:41  12 july  2018
20:41  12 july  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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' What am I gonna do ? He may deny it ': Trump tells the press he ' ll raise their 'favorite question' by bringing up election meddling with Putin . Said he would tell him : 'Don't do it again'. The Intelligence Community concluded Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election .

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) - President Donald Trump said Friday he plans to bring up Russian election meddling during his upcoming summit with Vladimir Putin , part of a wide-ranging list of topics that could include sanctions and the status of Crimea.

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President Donald Trump said Friday he plans to bring up Russian election meddling during his upcoming summit with Vladimir Putin , part of a wide-ranging list of topics that could include sanctions and the status of Crimea.

President Donald Trump suggested on Saturday he 's done confronting Russian President Vladimir Putin over his country's election meddling since it 's insulting to the Russian leader.

President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Hamburg. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) © Associated Press President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Hamburg. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) "What am I gonna do? He may deny it," Trump said. 

"It's one of those things. All I can say is: 'Did you?' And "Don't do it again,'" he said.

"But he may deny it. You'll be the first to know," he told reporters.

a man wearing a suit and tie: President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin talk at the APEC Summit in Danang, Vietnam, in 2017. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin talk at the APEC Summit in Danang, Vietnam, in 2017. Trump also joked about the topic – which prompted a year-long Russia probe – as "your favorite question."    

"I think we go into that meeting not looking for so much," Trump said. "We want to find out about Syria' as one of the topics," he said.

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MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he plans to bring up Russian election meddling during his upcoming summit with Vladimir Putin , part of a wide-ranging list of topics that could include sanctions and the status of Crimea.

He may deny it ,” Trump said Thursday, looking from the NATO Summit in Brussels to his meeting with the longtime Russian leader next week. “All I can say is ‘ Did you?’ and ‘Don’t do it again.’” Trump has been criticized for his warm relationship with Putin at the Brussels summit

"We will of course ask your favorite question about meddling," Trump said, raising the topic himself. "I will be asking that question again. But we’ll obviously be talking about other things."

He said he viewed Putin as a "competitor," but not as a "friend" or an "enemy."

President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Hamburg. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) © Associated Press President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Hamburg. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Trump addressed Russia after clashing with U.S. allies inside the NATO military alliance and demanding allies pay more for "protection."

He continued to criticize Germany over an $11 billion pipeline deal with Russia.

"How do you have NATO and then you have somebody paying the people that you're protecting against?" Trump asked. "But maybe we'll get along with the people we're protecting against. I think that's a real possibility," he said.

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