Seeking to quell mounting criticism after the Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Trump said he accepts the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusion that Russia sought to influence the 2016 election.
The president’s willingness to embrace despots and lambaste allies in pursuit of an unconventional foreign policy has led to political blowback at home.
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Even as President Trump has oscillated from being tough on and friendly toward North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, he has almost always been deferential to Vladimir Putin.
Putin looks on during the news conference. (Getty Images)
Putin looks on during the news conference. (Getty Images)
Putin answers a question from reporters. (Getty Images)
Putin answers a question from reporters. (Getty Images)
Trump looks at Putin as he answers a question. (Getty Images)
Trump looks at Putin as he answers a question. (Getty Images)
The Russian president’s agile hop onto the podium (vs. President Trump’s lumbering walk), his animated gestures and the way he often disregarded the audience when speaking drew the attention of experts.
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