WASHINGTON (AP) - 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.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says Russian President Vladimir Putin made an "incredible offer" of law enforcement collaboration during the leaders' one-on-one summit. Trump told reporters Monday that Putin said American investigators who have charged 12 Russian hackers with hacking the 2016 presidential election can come work with Russian investigators on the case. Trump called that an "incredible offer."
HELSINKI (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has rejected allegations that Moscow has collected compromising materials on U.S. President Donald Trump or his family. Asked during a joint news conference following their summit in Helsinki, the Russian leader dismissed the claims as "sheer nonsense."
HELSINKI (AP) - One sign in Helsinki read: "Build saunas not war!" Activists used Monday's summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold two days of high-profile protests in the Finnish capital over a variety of grievances.
LONDON (AP) - President Donald Trump has told a British TV interviewer that Queen Elizabeth II told him Brexit is "complex." Trump's interview with Good Morning Britain was broadcast Monday. The president spoke to Piers Morgan on Air Force One Friday evening. Asked the queen's view on Brexit, Trump said: "She said it's a very complex problem."
WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. lobbying firm sought to recruit the ambassadors of France, Germany and several other countries to demonstrate international support for severing Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska's control of Rusal, the aluminum manufacturing giant sanctioned by Washington.