Trump Vows to Confront Putin on Election Propaganda - Katie Pavlich

"Today's indictment is a result of the hard work of America's law enforcement and intelligence officials who dedicate their lives to bringing to justice those who wish to do us harm", McCain, who has been sidelined while battling cancer, said in a statement. Trump and Putin are scheduled to hold talks Monday in Finland, a meeting largely sought by Trump.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Friday said the summit was still moving forward and there were no plans to cancel it.

Russia's Foreign Ministry is denouncing the United States' indictment of 12 alleged military intelligence agents accused of hacking into Democratic accounts in the 2016 USA elections.

MacCallum brought up the indictments of the 12 Russian intel officers on hacking charges, and Graham restated, "I want President Trump to go to meet Putin, I want a better relationship, but when Putin says 'I didn't do it, ' I want President Trump to say, 'I reject that denial".

"If he does do this meeting he should do nothing less than hand Putin these indictments and the previous indictments and demand immediate extradition of all the individuals", Mr. Perez said. "We'll be talking to President Putin about a number of things: Ukraine".

The fresh indictments related to special counsel Robert Mueller's probe come amid Trump's United Kingdom visit, and just hours after he once again called the investigation a "witch hunt".


"We do have a - a political problem where - you know in the United States we have this stupidity going on".

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Friday at the Department of Justice that he briefed Trump on the coming indictments earlier this week. I don't think he'll have any 'Gee, I did it, I did it, you got me, ' Trump predicted of his meeting with the former KGB colonel.

Trump himself said he would "firmly ask the question" today but added he doubts Putin would just cop to it in front of him.

So how does Rosenberg advise President Trump to approach his upcoming meeting with Putin? It really hurts our relationship with Russian Federation.

Senator Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, told reporters Friday that Trump shouldn't meet alone with Putin, adding that he's "afraid the president could be take advantage of" due to his lack of preparation.

Hours before the Justice Department announcement, Trump complained anew that the special counsel's investigation is complicating his efforts to forge a better working relationship with Russian Federation.

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