Mark Halperin: Trump ‘Tougher’ on Russia Than Previous Presidents

Author and senior NBC News political analyst Mark Halperin said that in many ways, President Donald Trump’s administration has “been tougher” on Russia than those of his predecessors, during an interview Wednesday on “The Laura Ingraham Show.” The cloud of Russia-collusion allegations has hung over Trump’s presidency ever since reports…

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White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus: Trump Did Not Accept Putin’s Denial of Meddling

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus denied Sunday that President Trump accepted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s claim at the G20 summit that the Kremlin did not meddle in last year’s U.S. election. “The president absolutely did not believe the denial of President Putin,” Mr. Priebus told “Fox News Sunday.”…

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Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin Face-Off at G-20: ‘Very, Very Good Talks’

President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin sat down for their first face-to-face meeting Friday for highly anticipated talks that Mr. Trump said were “going well,” even as both leaders looked to project power and cooperation to audiences at home and around the globe. “President Putin and I have been…

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