“Everyone around Trump” pushed him to take a strong stand against Putin over Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. elections. He ignored the advice.

(Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP)

President Trump’s comments were in sync with Moscow’s view that Obama administration policies and the Justice Department’s probe into election interference have inflamed tensions between the two countries.

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Is it a meeting for the sake of building a better relationship? Or is it something else?

It passed the House largely along party lines.

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Fox News’s Chris Wallace gives Putin the grilling Trump won’t

Putin grew irritated with the journalist pressing him — and it showed.

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Trump dismissed the idea that Putin wanted him to win. Putin just admitted that he did.

Putin did want Trump to defeat Hillary Clinton in the election.

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This C-SPAN caller thinks Russia meddled, and she’s glad about it

A C-SPAN caller just thanked Russia for interfering in the 2016 presidential election.

More whataboutism and moral relativism as the president meets with Putin.

  • Perspective

Sometimes no words are needed to satirize current events.

The president’s boundary-breaking success has prompted a caste of politicians to act, and insult, like him

A new report argues safety net programs have worked.

The stakes are high.

The president repeatedly demonstrates his limited knowledge about world affairs.

They may get worse.

"Public hearings are a circus,” he said during a CBS interview.

  • Perspective

There were 1,673 vacant physician positions as of March, according to VA data.

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Andrés Manuel López Obrador has signaled a clear change of direction.

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Trump's chat with CBS made clear he won't lift a finger more than he has to.

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Theresa May has a razor-thin parliamentary majority — and only eight months left to negotiate Brexit.

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Top Democrats are making health care a central part of their opposition to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

The message came hours before Trump’s meeting with the Russian president in Helsinki.

Since 1975, three former presidents have met with Russian leaders in Helsinki. Now Trump and Putin are holding their summit there, too.

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'Violence management' keeps America’s wars off the front pages, but U.S. forces are still involved.

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Trump says he's a master negotiator. But when it comes to making deals, Putin is the real expert.

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