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Trump say he "would" hold Putin responsible for election meddling

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President Trump says that he "would" hold Russian President Vladimir Putin personally responsible for Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and any other U.S. elections going forward.

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FBI director reaffirms Russia still trying to meddle in U.S. elections

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Christopher Wray, in a conversation at the Aspen Security Forum, also dismissed Putin's offer to allow U.S. agents to travel to Russia to interrogate indicted individuals

Trump on his meeting with Putin, U.S. intelligence and his response to critics

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President Trump addressed Russian meddling in an interview Wednesday night with "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor

Trump remark sparks confusion over view of ongoing Russian interference

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Trump told reporters Wednesday that there's "never been a president as tough on Russia as I have been"

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How has Trump's tone changed since Helsinki?

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President Trump said he agrees with U.S. intelligence that Russia meddled in the election during an interview with "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor. That comes after his comments during a press conference with Vladimir Putin sparked…

Trump reveals what he discussed with Putin in Helsinki

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In an exclusive interview with "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor, President Trump publicly blamed Russian President Vladimir Putin for Russian meddling in the 2016 election. He also revealed what he told Putin about meddling, when they…

Immigrant children separated from parents allege harsh treatment at Chicago facility

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Immigrant children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border have made stunning allegations about how they were treated at a facility in Chicago. A Washington Post article describes kids being shouted at, dragged and…

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Trump on whether he holds Putin responsible for election meddling: "I would, because he's in charge of the country"

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The commander in chief sat down for his second interview with CBS News' Jeff Glor in the last few days

Arizona state Senate candidate says he fatally shot mother in self-defense

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Bobby Wilson, who is running to represent a southern Arizona district, told The Associated Press that he's not trying to hide anything

White House mulling Russian proposal to interrogate U.S. citizens

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"The president's going to meet with his team and we'll let you know when we have an announcement on that," Sanders says

White House defends Trump's walk-back of Russia comments

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"The president saw a need to clarify the position," White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders

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Trump's response to Russia question sparks confusion

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At a Cabinet meeting Wednesday, President Trump said "no" when a reporter asked if he believes Russia is still targeting the United States. Later, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that the president's "no" was in…

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U.S. zipper company in crosshairs of buy-American laws

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A U.S. manufacturer had contracts for U.S. military uniforms all zipped up -- until a Japanese competitor complained

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Trump to pay respects after Secret Service agent's death in Scotland

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Special Agent Nole E. Remagen suffered a stroke on President Trump's overseas trip. He is survived by his wife and two children

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Judge orders suspected covert Russian agent to be kept in jail

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Accused foreign agent Maria Butina allegedly offered sex in exchange for placement at a special interest group

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Why Trump is "incapable" of saying Russians meddled in 2016 election

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"I think he conflates collusion with meddling and the effect on the election," Fran Townsend tells "CBS This Morning"

Obama encourages leaders to start young on Mandela's 100th birthday

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Obama met with young leaders from around Africa to mark the anniversary, a day after he delivered a spirited speech in Johannesburg about Mandela's legacy

Trump says he believes U.S. intel, but declines to say Putin lied

President sat down with "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor after returning from Helsinki meeting with Russian counterpart

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Trump touts success of Putin summit despite criticism

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"Some people HATE the fact that I got along well with President Putin of Russia," Trump tweeted early Wednesday

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Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

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Comey, who once considered himself a Republican, says Americans who "believe in this country's values", must vote Democrat

Republicans welcome Trump's reversal, Democrats remain skeptical

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The president's fellow Republicans are scrambling to contain the damage from his remarks in Helsinki. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell joined the demand for a stronger message about election meddling, but other lawmakers won't accept…

Trump walks back his comments about Russian election meddling

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President Trump is insisting he simply misspoke when he said he didn't see any reason to believe Russia interfered in the 2016 election during his joint press conference with Russian president Vladimir Putin. The president's reversal comes…

Onetime Trump critic Martha Roby wins GOP House runoff in Alabama

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The four-term incumbent will now represent the GOP on the November ballot

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Ret. Adm. Sandy Winnefeld says military alliances like NATO "are at risk"

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On "Intelligence Matters" this week, the former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of staff talked with Michael Morell about the role of global alliances in the world and how they're being threatened -- by the U.S.

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Grand jury indicts Russian national Maria Butina

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Butina was arrested Sunday and is alleged to have tried to infiltrate U.S. political organizations on behalf of a high-ranking Russian official

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GOP leaders still have questions about Trump's meeting with Putin

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Trump appeared to side with Russian counterpart over his own intel agencies during post-summit news conference Monday

How will Russians react to Trump's reversal on Putin?

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President Trump on Tuesday reversed his comments on Russian President Vladimir Putin. So how will Russians see the correction? CBS News senior foreign correspondent Elizabeth Palmer explains.

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Trump claims he misspoke during press conference with Putin

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President Trump on Tuesday said he accepts the U.S. intelligence community's findings that Russia interfered with the election. His comments came one day after he failed to blame Russia during a press conference with Vladimir Putin,…

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Trump wrongly says queen reviewed guard for 1st time in 70 years

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President Trump claimed Queen Elizabeth II reviewed her Honor Guard for the first time in 70 years, but it doesn't add up

Judge denies Manafort's request to move trial venue

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The former Trump campaign chairman's trial begins in a week