"No", Trumptold reporters at a Cabinet meeting Wednesday afternoon in response to a question regarding whether Russian Federation was still targeting US elections. Sanders added that Trump "said it was an interesting idea".
The president's comment continues his reluctance to strongly condemn President Putin head on for what USA intelligence agencies have concluded was clear interference by the Kremlin, under Putin's direction, to disrupt the 2016 presidential election.
Another Republican senator - John Thune of South Dakota - said having the translator give testimony was "highly unlikely".
In the Wednesday interview Mr Trump continued with his changing assertions, saying he would hold Putin personally responsible for future election interference. I will say this: "I don't see any reason why it would be", Trump said.
us intelligence officials have said Russian election interference efforts are continuing and now target the upcoming congressional elections in November.
"I thought it would be obvious but would like to clarify in case it wasn't". "And when they tell me something, it means a lot".
She added that it's "our goal" to stop any foreign meddling and that Trump made clear during his meeting with Putin to "stay out of United States elections".
The president now says he accepts that meddling did happen, but insists it did not intefere with the result of the election which saw him become president. He also said he misspoke when he suggested otherwise in a widely criticized press conference with Putin on Monday.
The US president also spoke on Wednesday of his summit with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders in Brussels, saying "incredible progress" had been made "toward achieving greater peace, security and prosperity for America and for our allies". "I'm assuming that some of the information could only be given in a classified setting so I would think that before the relevant committees, I'm not saying it ought to be done in a public hearing, we at least ought to get access to the notes that the translators keep".
Kavanaugh's evolved view on the subject could have implications for President Trump. "Rulings like that make us very nervous". Equality Florida policy director John Harris Maurer takes issue with Kavanaugh's record on LGBTQ rights.
He was said to be travelling 60mph at the time when the auto reportedly changed direction suddenly and collided with the bike. La Nuova also reports that George's wife, Amal Clooney , rushed to be by his side when she heard news of his hospitalization.
The most thrilling first-round match featured a near buzzer-beater by Houston's Alex Bregman , who fell to Schwarber 16-15. Schwarber racked up 18 home runs, and Harper was barely scraping by during the first half of his plate appearance.
Senate Finance Committee chairman Orrin Hatch, a Republican, said the move "appears reckless and is not a targeted approach". That prompted fears Beijing might go beyond matching US import tax increases by harassing American companies in China.
The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are also responding to the scene. Officials say firefighters worked through the night to put out the fire and hot spots in the building.
Donald Trump will touch down in Helsinki today, ahead of tomorrow's meeting with Vladimir Putin at Finland's presidential palace. Trump was notified about the indictments earlier last week as he prepared for the July 16 summit between him and Putin.
Legend, already an Oscar, Tony and Grammy victor , could become a member of the EGOT club if he wins this Emmy. The 2018 Emmy Awards nominations came out today, and of course, many fan favorites were left off of the list.
Meanwhile, 2016 runner-up Milos Raonic and 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro are also in familiar territory. The victor of that clash will take on either Japan's 24th seed Kei Nishikori or unseeded Ernests Gulbis .
Broken shop windows, pillage and other destruction lined a section of the Champs-Elysees, the post-game site for revellers. France is readying to welcome home the national soccer team for a Monday parade down the Champs-Elysees.
It was a sharp climb down from the ante Croatia had set having taken the game by the scruff of its neck from kick off. The World Cup final itself is a big achievement for them, an incredible feeling that the entire country will cherish.
Tens of thousands of protesters marched through London on Friday to demonstrate against the US president's visit. If you think of it, for so many years she has represented her country, she has really never made a mistake.
We will still be thinking of the semi-final defeat, and what could have been, but of course I want to play. I know the taste of losing a final. "We are only focused on our game and our performance", he said.
At a subsequent rally in Montana last week, the president declared , "Our allies in many cases were worse than our enemies". The NATO chief said that the Europeans and Canada are projected to spend around US$266 billion more on defence by 2024 .
He added: "You wouldn't think of the European Union, but they're a foe". " I think we have a lot of foes ", Trump said. In response, European Union leader Donald Tusk tweeted: "America and the European Union are best friends".
CEO Elon Musk, for one, noted on Twitter that the Model 3, while newer than the Model S, is not a superior vehicle. While tax credits have helped boost electric-vehicle demand in the US , they remain only 1.1percent of the market.
Asked at the end of the press conference whether he would tell Putin to stay out of USA elections, Trump responded simply: 'Yes'. They are also accused of stealing the data of half a million voters from a state election board website, the BBC report said.
Those assets include Fox's Hollywood studios, content library, cable channels, global networks, and 39 percent stake in Sky. The Justice Department is appealing a judge's ruling that swept aside all objections to the AT&T/Time Warner merger.
Rivals couldn't compete with these payments, making it hard for any other search engine to get their app pre-installed. Smartphone makers could still include Chrome and Google Search, but they wouldn't be bound to do so.
A Reuters journalist asked Trump about a post on his Twitter account earlier in the day in which he blamed the breakdown in U.S. There were mixed reactions on Fox News Channel, whose commentators usually represent Trump's biggest supporters.
A view of the new Amazon logistic center with the company's logo in Dortmund, Germany November 14, 2017. The company added that many users have successfully completed orders at the start of Prime Day .
Taking her older sister duties very seriously, it's evident that Princess Charlotte is clearly besotted with her little brother. There has been something of a royal baby boom in recent months, and it extends to those beyond members of the family, it seems.
Gareth Southgate replaced Dele Alli, Jesse Lingard and Jordan Henderson with Fabian Delph , Ruben Loftus Cheek and Eric Dier. We have high motivation to perform and finish with a medal at a World Cup, which only one English team have ever done.
Papa John's plans to pull founder John Schnatter's image from marketing materials following reports he used a racial slur. Papa John's has noted in regulatory filings that its business could be harmed if Schnatter's reputation was damaged.
The Duchess also accessorised with gloves, which she could be seen carrying alongside a clutch, all in ideal tonal coordination. The Duchess of Sussex changed into a black midi dress for a summer party held at Glencairn House in Dublin.
Rebels who did not wish to come back under Assad's rule would leave for the insurgent stronghold in northwest Syria, they said. Assad's Iran-backed allies are also fighting in the campaign, defying Israeli demands they keep out of the border area.