President Donald Trump's entire performance during his joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin was shocking - just ask Anderson Cooper - but a handful of moments stood out above the rest.
But Putin said Monday that he favored Trump in the election.
Instead, he denounced the "stupidity" of his own country's policy, especially the decision to investigate election interference.
And a former Central Intelligence Agency director says it's treasonous.
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"I think we should still have the meeting", Sullivan told host Chuck Todd. Trump leaned forward in his chair, his hands tented in front of him and frequently glanced over at the Russian president.
Kansas Senator Pat Roberts also commented about yesterday's meeting in Finland and agreed with the US intelligence community's assessment that Russian Federation tried to interfere with American elections.
Trump appeared to be convinced by Russia's President.
"I think hopefully we can do something about that because it is not a positive force, it is a negative force, so we will be talking about that among other things". "We've all been foolish", he said, before veering into discussion about his election victory. "We won that race and it's a shame that there can be even a little bit of a cloud over it", he said.
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Embassy in London , which advised Americans in the country to "keep a low profile" in case the demonstrations turn violent. But it was Trump's unnecessary broadsides against immigrants in Britain and Europe that really displayed his bigotry.
The two leaders were also asked to elaborate on the allegations, first produced early in 2017, that Russian Federation obtained compromising footage on Donald Trump when he had visited Moscow as a businessman. Putin wondered, stating that both presidents advocate the interests of their own countries in the first instance. During Monday's press conference, Trump referred to the Mueller investigation as a "disaster" for the US.
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats distanced himself from his boss in the White House, issuing a statement saying the U.S. intelligence community's judgement that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election was "clear".
The CNN anchor said Trump was like "Rain Man" in the way he returns to the subject of Hillary Clinton's email server.
He later added that he would advise Trump to "check the soccer ball" Putin gave him at the press conference "for listening devices and never allow it in the White House". The very fact of a meeting and dialogue is a vivid confirmation of it. Honor and praise to President Vladimir V. Putin for being able to strengthen Russia's authority in the worldwide arena so that no matter how the Americans and the European Union try to exist in confrontation with us, to pressure us with sanctions, they still have to look for ways of getting closer with us.
Former CIA chief John Brennan went further, suggesting Trump should be removed from office: "Donald Trump's press conference performance in Helsinki rises to & exceeds the threshold of 'high crimes & misdemeanors.' It was nothing short of treasonous".
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Clapper described Putin as an "arch enemy of the United States" who seeks to undermine its democracy and elections.
"We have maintained regular contact". And frankly, what's going to be probably more interesting is some of the other news or non-news that comes out of this news conference.