Looking to the 2018 midterm elections, most Americans don't think Russian Federation has abandoned efforts to influence USA politics.
Whitman said that the blunder illustrated Trump's "inability to articulate" and emphasized that the president doesn't recognize the power of his words.
US intelligence officials have said Russia's efforts to undermine elections are continuing and now target the congressional races.
Still, Trump's tweet Tuesday is the US president's firmest confirmation to date of ongoing Russian attempts to interfere in the USA democratic process. Sixty-one percent of the survey's respondents said strengthening U.S. -Russia relations is in the nation's best interests. Among white voters without a college degree, who largely voted for Trump in 2016, 49 percent said they approved and 47 disapproved.
Graham: Trump Is "Confused" About Russian Meddling
Despite Republicans' lukewarm support for Trump's Helsinki performance, they express growing confidence in his ability to project US strength around the world. Trump's comments followed a speech by Pompeo in which he stopped just short of advocating regime change and reiterated the administration's determination to impose sanctions on countries, including USA allies, that don't significantly cut their imports of Iranian oil. Pressed on the point during the news conference in Helsinki, Trump said both the USA and Russian Federation were to blame for the nadir in relations.
Mr Trump undermined the findings of U.S. intelligence agencies on Russian meddling in his press conference with Mr Putin but has been trying to walk back on these assertions since then.
"In short, nobody is expecting anything good to happen".
"The Russians better quit messing around in our elections", McConnell said. "After all, if bragging about sexual assault, praising neo-Nazis and siding with Putin over his own intelligence agencies won't stop Trump, what will?" A committee of the US Congress last night (early this morning in India) okayed a country-specific waiver for India to escape punitive sanctions over its military deals with Russian Federation.
Alphabet shares soar despite hit to profit from Google’s European Union fine
In the past, Google earned as much as 97 percent of its revenues from ads, but that number has been falling. Alphabet reported $3.2 billion in profit, compared with the analyst estimate of $6.72 billion.