• With open arms in Helsinki, the US President elevates Putin on the world stage July 15, 2018
    Vladimir Putin has stood the test of time through four American presidents, but from Donald Trump he is looking for one thing in particular: to be elevated on the world stage, away from global isolation.
  • Trump: I 'hadn't thought of' asking Putin for indicted Russians July 15, 2018
    President Donald Trump says he will speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin about extraditing the 12 Russian military intelligence agents indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday for meddling in the 2016 election, adding it's something he "hadn't thought of."
  • Zakaria: Trump's political genius is this ... July 15, 2018
    CNN's Fareed Zakaria dissects the Republican Party's evolution, calling their ideology malleable and saying the "party of law and order now has deep distrust for the FBI."
  • Trump casts doubt on holding Putin accountable July 15, 2018
    President Donald Trump plans to raise the issue of election meddling in his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but he told officials during his UK visit that he already knows Putin will again deny interference in the 2016 election -- and doesn't expect much progress, according to a source familiar with the discussion.
  • How past presidents have handled Putin July 15, 2018
    President Donald Trump will be the fourth US president to hold a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. CNN's Jake Tapper looks at how President Trump's predecessors handled their meetings with Putin.
  • Opinion: Putin wants to pull a fast one on Trump July 15, 2018
    Every week, I offer a glimpse of the kind of intelligence assessments that are likely to come across the desk of the President of the United States. Modeled on the President's Daily Briefing, or PDB, which the director of national intelligence prepares for the President almost daily, my Presidential Weekly Briefing focuses on the topics […]
  • Opinion: Trump, be a patriot, not a dupe, with Putin July 15, 2018
    In announcing the indictment against 12 Russian military intelligence officers on Friday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein made a plea to the American public: "When we confront foreign interference in American elections, it's important for us to avoid thinking politically, as Republicans or Democrats, and instead to think patriotically, as Americans."