After publication, White House deputy press secretary Sarah Matthews said, "President Trump is a world class negotiator who has consistently furthered America's interests on the world stage. From negotiating the phase one China deal and the USMCA to NATO allies contributing more and defeating ISIS, President Trump has shown his ability to advance America's strategic interests." President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive for a meeting in Helsinki in July 2018. Family feedback and grievances fuel Trump's approachCNN spoke to sources familiar with the President's phone calls repeatedly over a four-month period. "President Putin was extremely strong and powerful in his denial today," Trump said.
Source: CNN June 29, 2020 21:46 UTC