"We believe that the threat still exists, which is why we are taking steps to prevent it", spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters at the White House daily briefing, Efe reported.
Many on Capitol Hill, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, plainly stated their support for the conclusions of investigators that Russian Federation interfered in the election after the presidents' Helsinki meeting.
The White House and the State Department are at odds over Russian President Vladimir Putin's offer to allow the USA access to Russians accused of election meddling in return for interviews of Americans accused by the Kremlin of unspecified crimes.
"I had a chance to speak with the president after his comments, and the president was - said, "Thank you very much, ' and was saying 'no" to answering questions", Sanders said.
That didn't explain why Trump, who had tweeted a half-dozen times and sat for two television interviews since the Putin news conference, waited so long to correct his remarks.
President Trump's relationship with President Putin is under increasing scrutiny, even by those on the right.
But when asked if Russian Federation was still targeting the United States, Trump appeared to reply "no" - an assertion that would contradict the assessment of USA intelligence chief Dan Coats, who said Monday that Russian Federation was involved in "ongoing, pervasive efforts to undermine our democracy". "We've recently heard that two more people suffered from the same nerve agent that is called Novichok, but I've never even heard the last names of these persons". They would rather go to war than see this.
Shipwreck Rumored to Hide $132B in Gold Is Found
South Korea's Financial Supervisory Services on Wednesday warned against "overheated" investment. It's unclear whether Shinil would receive South Korean government approval of its salvage plans.
Trump has been under bipartisan fire in Washington for failing to publicly confront Putin over the election interference at the press conference that followed their Helsinki talks. However, Russia has denied the allegations.
Mr. Trump said he also accepts Coats' assessment that the threat from Russian Federation is ongoing.
The New York Times cited several people who attended a highly classified intelligence briefing January 6, 2017 who confirmed Trump was told about Putin's involvement. "On the world stage in front of the entire globe, the President of the United States essentially capitulated and seems intimidated by Vladimir Putin".
On Monday, Trump sent shockwaves through the USA when during a joint press conference with Putin he brushed aside the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 United States presidential election.
Trump said: "I let him know we can't have this".
Trump also noted that he was "very strong" on Putin during a private meeting at the summit and suggested that his stance was firmer than his predecessor's. "Big results will come!"
Trump discussed some of these things directly, face-to-face with Putin, she said. "There are lots of people out there".
The president has routinely dismissed the investigation into the Russian cyberattacks as both a hoax perpetrated by Democrats and a "witch hunt" aimed at undermining his presidency.
"There was no doubt that he did it", Holden says, adding that customers nearby gave her high-five. "It just went from there". She has since been offered free martial arts classes, and she said she plans to take advantage of the self-defense training.
Indeed, when Trump came to office, many Russians hoped he would pave the way for lifting sanctions and ending years of tensions. Trump's remarks during a joint press conference with Putin on Monday were widely condemned by both political parties.
Packages move along a conveyor belt at the Amazon.com Inc . fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey, June 7, 2018. Packages ride on a conveyor system at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore on August 3, 2017.
Jeanne Shaheen, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, also called on the panel to request testimony from Gross. I will say this: "I don't see any reason why it would be, but I really do want to see the server".
The WTI-Brent spread remained less than 5 United States dollars after the higher Saudi oil exports and stagnant USA production. If you want 11 million reasons to be optimistic about America, you might want to start with counting barrels of crude oil .
The day after Trump visited, on Saturday, the queen wore a sapphire brooch that was a gift from Canada in 2017, according to E!. It is seen in a iconic photo called "Three Queens in Mourning", from the funeral, the magazine reports.
This is because these outer moons are huddled together in three orbital groupings, which point to three separate origin sources. Since they are still around, now, that means they formed after that gas and dust had been swept away by the solar wind.
Last week, the U.S. released a list of an additional US$200 billion in Chinese imports to be targeted for duties. The twentieth EU-China summit was maybe less attention grabbing but is still significant in its own right.
The Big Island has grown by about 700 acres (283 hectares), the size of around 400 soccer fields, as lava enters the sea. Hawaii's tourist agency reassured visitors it was safe to see Kilauea and its lava, the Big Island's top attractions.
Russian President Vladimir Putin brought up the treaty during the press conference with US President Donald Trump in Helsinki. The first lady was also poised and collected while greeting another world leader just days before her encounter with Putin.
Cops picked the 20-year-old student close to Pelham and asked him if he was ok. "I wanted to be there before 8", the student said. The story led him to give away his own vehicle so Carr can be a part of many more Bellhops jobs in the future.
Microsoft's annual revenue crosses $100 billion for first time
Microsoft's Surface business also saw significant growth for the quarter, posting a 25 percent gain over the same time past year . Finally, in addition to its Q4 release, Microsoft provided a look at how it performed for the entirety of the 2018 fiscal year.
Joaquin Phoenix's Joker spinoff gets title, release date
During a heist gone wrong, he falls into a Value-Added Tax of chemicals and transforms into the Joker as we know him today. In that comic, we see flashbacks of the Joker as an engineer who quits his job to become a stand-up comic.
Meghan's dad 'faked his heart attack'
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle created quite a stir when they first announced their relationship publicly a year ago . No word yet on which member of the royal family is Meghan's favorite, but we'll place bets on it being Harry.
Macron aide probed after caught on video beating protester
But Mr Benalla was seen this month with police at several events, including the return home of France's champion World Cup team. Benalla then turns his attention to a bearded Left-wing activist who has been apprehended by gendarmes.
Chelsea's Sarri hopes to meet with Hazard
However, Sky Sports says the Blues don't want to let the 26-year-old leave until they have brought someone in to take his place. "When Ronaldo left United, it propelled him and I think it is time for Hazard to propel himself to that next level".
Thai Boys and Soccer Coach Released From Hospital
They were said to have lost an average of 4 kilograms (9 pounds) during the more than two weeks they were trapped in the cave. Towards the end of their introduction to the world the Wild Boars were asked what they wanted to be when they grew up.
At least 11 dead after tourist boat incident
A spokeswoman for the Cox Medical Center Branson said four adults and three children arrived there shortly after the incident. The National Weather Service said wind gusts were as strong as 60 miles per hour and caused three-foot waves.