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YOUR PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN UPDATE

'Bizarre,' 'shameful': Lawmakers react to Trump's press conference with Putin

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. Read more

Fact check: Trump's Europe provocations and the facts

President Donald Trump shook things up every turn in his trip to Europe, making statements on NATO, Britain, Germany and more that were meant to provoke, and they did. Accuracy was not always a hallmark of these pronouncements. A week in review: Read more

Three lessons learned from past US-Russia summits

President John F. Kennedy called his meeting with Nikita Khrushchev "the worst day of his life." The reason? Lack of preparation. Read more

ON THE TRAIL

Summit takeaways: Trump doubts intel, plays trusting partner

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin left a wake of confusion and outrage in the U.S. Read more

Analysis: Trump's 'America First' morphs into 'Me First'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's "America First" slogan morphed into "Me First" as the president unloaded on the U.S. intelligence community and Justice Department to portray himself as the victim of a conspiracy to deny him legitimacy. Trump also blamed American "foolishness and stupidity" for the poor state of U.S.-Russia relations, returning to themes he has repeated at political rallies around the United States. Read more

AP FACT CHECK: Trump isolated in view of Russia meddling

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he sees no reason why Russia would have interfered in the 2016 election. Minutes earlier, on the same platform, Russian President Vladimir Putin offered a reason, even while denying Moscow ever meddled: He wanted Trump to win. Read more

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Summit takeaways: Trump doubts intel, plays trusting partner

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin left a wake of confusion and outrage in the U.S. Read more

Analysis: Trump's 'America First' morphs into 'Me First'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's "America First" slogan morphed into "Me First" as the president unloaded on the U.S. intelligence community and Justice Department to portray himself as the victim of a conspiracy to deny him legitimacy. Trump also blamed American "foolishness and stupidity" for the poor state of U.S.-Russia relations, returning to themes he has repeated at political rallies around the United States. Read more