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Hillary Clinton has spoken following President Donald Trump’s joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin,  “now we know” what team  Trump plays for. Clinton had asked Trump in a Sunday tweet “which team he plays for.” After the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki, Clinton said she had her answer. https://twitter.com/HillaryClinton/status/1018972082816811009 Trump refused to denounce Moscow’s interference in the 2016 presidential election and publicly criticized special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation while standing alongside Putin at a press conference following their one-on-one meeting. “They said they think it’s Russia,” Trump said. “I have President Putin; he just said it’s not Russia.”…

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Former US president Barack Obama recently visited his extended family in Kenya, and also paid courtesy calls on President Uhuru Kenyatta and main opposition leader Raila Odinga. Obama finally paid a visit to the home of his step-grandmother Sarah Obama in the village of Kogelo, an AFP reporter said.He was expected to meet a number of members of his extended family, before launching the Sauti Kuu (Swahili for “Strong Voices”) centre set up by his half-sister Auma Obama. Auma revealed that the centre would give local youth access to books, internet and sporting activities.They will also be able to benefit…

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President Donald Trump railed against Democrats, brought up Hillary Clinton’s emails, and said he didn’t “see any reason” why the Russians would have hacked the Democratic National Committee, during a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Anderson Cooper went on air and described the president’s performance as “disgraceful.” He said, “You have been watching perhaps one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president at a summit in front of a Russian leader, that I have ever seen.” During the press conference, Russian meddling in the 2016 election was raised. In response, Putin said, “I had to reiterate…

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The US has been “foolish, I think we’ve all been foolish, we should have had this dialogue a long time ago” – President Donald Trump tells the world . https://twitter.com/BBCWorld/status/1018883071838322693 Trump refused to blame Russian President Vladimir Putin for Moscow’s interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. “I hold both countries responsible,” Trump said during a news conference Monday when asked whether he held Russia accountable for anything in particular. “I think the United States has been foolish,” he said following a bilateral summit between the two leaders in Helsinki, Finland. “I think we’ve all been foolish. I think…

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Russian President Vladimir Putin in his meeting with President Donald Trump in Finland did not deny that the Russian government may have “compromising information” about Trump and his family. Asked by The Associated Press’ Jonathan Lemire during an extraordinary press conference with Trump in Helsinki, Finland, Putin acknowledged the “rumors,” before evading the question. Among the rumors is the infamous “pee tape” or “golden showers,” a recording which purports to contain footage of Trump and urinating prostitutes at a Moscow hotel in 2013, when the then-reality television star and “Miss Universe” owner was…

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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and 18 members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee wants President Donald Trump to cancel his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin after indictments were announced Friday accusing a dozen Kremlin intelligence officers of hacking Democratic Party emails during the 2016 presidential campaign. But a senior administration source told NBC on Friday that there was “zero” chance the controversial private meeting between the two men would be canceled. McCain tweeted that if Trump “is not prepared to hold Putin accountable,” the talks…

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This is really bad news for Ivanka Trump! Ivanka’s clothing line is apparently not performing very well. Canada’s retail store Hudson Bay announced on Friday that they would be pulling all of Ivanka’s clothing line products off of their website overnight. Hudson Bay is a Canadian company that does business in both Canada and the United States. The company said, “Hudson’s Bay is phasing out this brand through the fall based on its performance. As part of our regular course of business, we review our merchandise offerings and make appropriate changes.” Shannon Coulter is a Digital Strategist who started the…

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President Donald Trump had a dramatic time in the United Kingdom: The protests, his speeches and his blunders. When Trump visited Buckingham Palace, where he was  supposed to be treated to a state dinner, the Queen invited Melania Trump and her husband to tea. Trump did not bow to the Queen, choosing to shake her hand instead.  Trump also broke with Royal etiquette when accompanying The Queen on a short walk inspecting the guard. President Trump can be seen walking ahead of The Queen as they inspect the guard. He can then be seen looking from side to side for…

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Finally, President Donald Trump will soon have the high-profile summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Trump’s “natural inclination is to admire Putin and to reach out to him” because of his affinity for autocrats, said Charles Kupchan, the top White House Europe official under former President Barack Obama. Meanwhile, the president is publicly critical of democratically-elected leaders in U.S.-friendly countries. On Thursday, Trump called Putin “a competitor” and implied the Russian leader had every right to deny election meddling. Hours later, a U.K. newspaper published an interview quoting him disparaging British Prime…

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Jimmy Kimmel had the perfect opportunity to call out Republicans over their grilling of FBI agent Peter Strzok on Thursday.               Kimmel let highlights of the Capitol Hill testimony provide the jokes for him. Strzok was a member of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team until he was found to have sent negative texts about Donald Trump in 2016 to Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer at the time. Republicans jumped on the messages to allege an FBI bias against Trump. On Thursday, Strzok had his day in the hot seat before the House judiciary…

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