Trump, seeking to calm political storm over Putin summit, says he misspoke

U.S. President Donald Trump reds from prepared remarks as he speaks about his summit meeting with Russia's President Vladimir Putin at the start of a meeting with members of the U.S. Congress at the White House in Washington, July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump tried on Tuesday to calm a storm over his failure to hold Russian President Vladimir Putin accountable for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, saying he misspoke in a joint news conference in Helsinki. Trump stunned the world on Monday by shying away from criticizing the Russian leader […]

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