In an interview with Fox News' Sean Hannity broadcast on Monday evening, Mr Trump said "it's a shame" that he and Mr Putin were being asked questions about the Russian Federation probe while they were trying to discuss issues like Syria and nuclear proliferation. "I don't see any reason why it would be".
Insisting he had won the race fair and square, Trump said Monday: "I have President Putin, he just said it is not Russian Federation".
Putin has denied allegations of election interference. But he added, as he usually does, "It could be other people also".
Democrats dismissed Trump's statement as political damage control.
"We both spoke with [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu, and they would like to do certain things with respect to Syria, having to do with the safety of Israel", Trump said Monday.
Earlier on Tuesday, US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the chamber could consider new sanctions against Russian Federation and warned Russian Federation not to meddle in the US midterm elections in November.
The US president has found precious little support for his decision not to confront Putin and faced calls even from allies to change tack.
Let's just say Americans aren't convinced Trump isn't still team Russian Federation. We got along well which truly bothered many haters who wanted to see a boxing match. But that didn't work, and the criticism continued with House speaker Paul Ryan - who is second in line to the presidency after the vice-president - and Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell joining in.
Congress almost unanimously passed a sanctions law a year ago targeting Moscow for election meddling and for its actions in Ukraine and Syria. In April, the US Treasury imposed sanctions on Russian officials and oligarchs in one of Washington's most aggressive moves to punish Moscow.
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Though the results from the North Korea summit are debatable, Trump has told confidants he believed it was a masterstroke. Maas welcomed the meeting, at which the USA president has said he will raise the issue of nuclear weapons reduction.
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British cave divers Rick Stanton and John Volanthen found the group on July 2, squatting on the ledge in the flooded chamber. He said: "Are we heroes? But it's really the worldwide team I would like to focus on and the Thai SEALs".
The president called the Monday summit in Helsinki "even better" than his meeting with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies last week in Brussels.
Other lawmakers have suggested passing resolutions voicing support for intelligence agencies, or spending more to enhance election security and prevent cyber attacks.
Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker said he received phone calls until "late last night from people about various ways of dealing with it".
Putin and Trump sat down in Helsinki for a historic meeting in which they held four hours of talks between Moscow and Washington.
On Tuesday, Trump said he discussed North Korea's nuclear weapons programme with Putin in their meeting on Monday, and that the two leaders also discussed reducing nuclear weapons worldwide.
The US leader insisted that his counterpart had delivered a "powerful" denial of any Russian manipulation, and that the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller, into Russian meddling and possible collusion with the Trump campaign, was proving a "disaster" for the United States.
Not all Republicans were angry with the president's conduct in Helsinki. And I think President Putin knows that better than anybody; certainly, a lot better than the media, Trump said.
The summit capped a tumultuous trip during which Trump accused North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies of failing to spend enough on their militaries and embarrassed British Prime Minister Theresa May by saying she had refused to take his advice about how to negotiate Britain's exit from the EU.