He backed away from his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he misspoke when he said he saw no reason to believe Russian Federation had interfered in the 2016 USA election.
"I think the best art can change people's perception of how they see how they are as human beings", says Burson.
Clearly, the internet isn't buying it.
Later, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders sought to clarify Trump's comments, saying his "no" meant that he was not taking any questions from reporters. "I let him know we can't have this, we're not going to have it, and that's the way it's going to be".
NCAA snubs Detroit's bid to host Final Four tournament
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Trump said he had been "very strong on the fact that we can't have meddling, we can't have any of that". That will make his supporters more likely to view this entire episode, walkback and all, as more media pummeling of Trump, rather than a grave self-inflicted wound on the global stage.
President Donald Trump is claiming that the "Fake News Media wants so badly to see a major confrontation with Russian Federation, even a confrontation that could lead to war".
The remark, which came in response to a reporter's question as journalists were being escorted from a Cabinet meeting at the White House, marked the second time in three days the president has broken with the former GOP senator from Indiana. Just last month, TIME's editors made headlines with a cover that depicted Trump looming over a crying immigrant girl in a now-famous image. "And I'm not talking about everything", Trump asserted. "You don't believe that to be the case?" "We got along well which truly bothered many haters who wanted to see a boxing match".
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election meddling and possible collusion with the Trump campaign has increasingly put pressure on the White House.
When told that the press covered the substance and the wording of the press conference accurately, Trump said he did not care what was covered.
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The Syrian government says its military offensive is meant to get rid of all terrorists from southern Syria, including ISIS. The offensive has triggered the single biggest displacement of the war, with several hundred thousand people uprooted.
"And here we are almost two decades later, and I'm here to say, the warning lights are blinking red again".
Putin faces no serious political opposition at home, and leads a country that has never experienced a democratic transfer of power.
Both presidents said after the Helsinki summit that a big step forward had been taken.
Nauert said a US court has already rejected Russia's charges against Browder and Russian authorities already know the USA position on the matter.
McFaul, who was US ambassador to Russia under Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, and is now at Stanford University, told Reuters he was "deeply concerned" that the White House did not defend him against what he called "crazy" Russian charges.
Trump, Putin begin day of meetings in Helsinki
This was after he tweeted earlier that Washington's "foolishness and stupidity" was the reason for bad relations. President Donald Trump during their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 7, 2017.
He also shared a common sentiment with the participants who had traveled from across the country for the annual event he helped organize: general satisfaction with Donald Trump's presidency and a dismissive attitude toward the latest scandal enveloping him. "It's called Trump Derangement Syndrome!" the president wrote.