U.S. intelligence chief says no disrespect intended toward Trump
Jul 24, 2018, 00:26
Regarding the mixed messages stemming from the meeting between Mr. Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland last week, Graham said that he's glad Mr. Trump is "willing to walk things back and say he misspoke if it makes us stronger", adding that Mr. Trump has shown he's "willing to change" his views. This sparked a new round of speculation and confusion among politicians and Americans about Trump's motives.
Trump's public doubting of Russia's culpability for interference in 2016 - though he tried to "clarify" his remarks a day later - sparked bipartisan condemnation in Washington and sparked congressional lawmakers to look once again for ways to tighten sanctions on the longtime USA foe.
The US director of national intelligence would be required to conclude if any foreign nations interfered in elections one month after Americans cast their votes, triggering strict sanctions within 10 days if interference was detected.
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Then following surprised laughter, Mr Coats said: "Okay, that's going to be special".
"My admittedly awkward response was in no way meant to be disrespectful or criticize the actions of the president", Coats said in his statement. He clarified his support for the president in a statement.
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He went on to say that he and the intelligence community were committed to supporting President Trump's "ongoing efforts to prevent Russian meddling in our upcoming elections".
Trump said in Helsinki that the two men discussed a variety of topics in their two-hour one-on-one meeting. Coats has said "If he had asked me how that ought to be conducted, I would have suggested a different way, but that's not my role..." On the Russian side, Putin noted that the meeting "led to some useful agreements".
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While these countries have been increasing their contributions since I took office, they must do much more. As we have written before, Trump is conflating NATO's direct and indirect spending to claim that the U.S.
Underscoring how little is known about the meeting, Coats said that he was not told what happened in the room. He said he hadn't seen Trump's invitation himself, but that "Russia was always open to such proposals".
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