Key members of Congress, including some Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump's performance at a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin as "bizarre," "shameful" and a "missed opportunity" to stand up to Russia.
House Speaker Paul Ryan delivered a strongly worded statement, saying there's "no question" that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election, and noting that U.S. intelligence agencies and a House panel agreed.
"The president must appreciate that Russia is not our ally," Ryan said, in what was, for the mild-mannered speaker, akin to a reprimand. … More
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