Protesters in Helsinki march against Trump's visit

"DOJ's criminal charges provide hard evidence that Russian intel agents attacked America to boost their favorite candidates, undermine others, and influence our elections", said Bay State U.S. Sen.

Ahead of Russia's national day on June 12, Pompeo said the United States honors "the citizens of the Russian Federation and their aspirations for the democratic principles of universal freedom, civil liberties, and the rule of law".

Sen. Rand Paul tells CNN's "State of the Union" that the US shouldn't seek accountability from Russian Federation.

The indictments issued Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller allege that the Russian hackers publicly released tens of thousands of stolen Democratic emails and documents using "fictitious online personas". "We are not looking for concrete deliverables", White House national security adviser, John Bolton, told ABC's This Week in an interview. "China is a foe economically, certainly, they are a foe".

While Trump blamed the administration of former president Barack Obama, not Russian Federation, after the indictments, United States ambassador to Moscow Jon Huntsman said Sunday that "Russia is guilty of involvement and mischief in our election this last go-around".

Scores of congressional Democrats had already called on Trump to cancel his meeting with Putin in light of the indictments, detailed by Rod Rosenstein at a news conference.

In the interview, Trump also continued his assault on Germany that he began during the two-day North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit on Brussels earlier in the week, calling out the country for a pipeline deal with Russian Federation.

A number of people are holding placards on a variety of different issues. "They were doing whatever it was during the Obama administration", he told CBS's Jeff Glor on "Face the Nation". I think having meetings with the president of China [Xi Jinping] was a very good thing. Two blocks away from where Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will meet Monday afternoon, the band stood atop a stage reading "We Really Do Care" in a rebuke to Melania Trump and the now infamous outerwear she displayed while visiting detention camps for children on the U.S. border.

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Before leaving the USA for his visit to Europe, he said his meeting with the Russian president "may be the easiest of all".

Speaking with MSNBC, McFaul tore into Trump's comment. "They had bad defenses and they were able to be hacked", Trump said.

Warner notes Putin's KGB background and fears Putin could "take advantage" of Trump during Monday's summit.

On Friday, Trump suggested that the indictments were more embarrassing than helpful.

Of the summit as a whole, he said: "I'm not going with high expectations" but insisted: "I think it's a good thing to meet".

Always favoring bold gambits that would separate him from his predecessors, Trump believed that the historic meeting with Kim was potentially his ticket for a Nobel Peace Prize and would become an essential part of his legacy.

The US president used a stormy G7 summit in Canada to ponder whether it was time to readmit Russian Federation to the club, and move past sanctions imposed over Moscow's seizure of the Crimea region from Ukraine. But I could name others also.

A USA senator says it's inevitable that Russia is going to interfere in American elections and that it's pointless to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin about it.

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