Trump, speaking with reporters at the White House before he left to address a graduation ceremony at the National FBI Academy, said the call was “great.” He also once again denied any collusion between Trump’s 2016 campaign and Russian operatives.
The ongoing investigation into the Trump campaign’s role in Russia’s 2016 election meddling by special counsel Robert Mueller has loomed over the Trump administration for months, angering the President who sees the probe as nothing more than an attempt to undermine his credibility.
“He said very nice things about what I have done for this country in terms of the economy, but he said also some negative things in terms of what is going on elsewhere,” Trump said. “The primary point was to talk about North Korea.”
The Kremlin said Thursday the two men discussed US-Russia ties and increasing tensions on the Korean peninsula, an issue that Putin chastised the United States …