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Fallout after Trump-Putin meeting

Trump, Putin answer questions from reporters

What we covered here

  • The fallout: President Trump, facing bipartisan fury over his glowing remarks about Vladimir Putin, said he misspoke during his news conference with the Russian president. Trump went on to clarify his statement.
  • About that news conference: Standing next to Putin, Trump declined to side with US intelligence on election interference.
  • The backdrop: Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US election.