John McCain Calls on President Trump to ‘Hold Putin Accountable' or Cancel Helsinki Summit
4 monthes ago - By Time
Arizona Sen. John McCain on Friday praised the Justice Department's indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers and called on President Donald Trump to cancel his upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin if he is “not prepared to hold Putin accountable.”
The Russian intelligence officers were charged with hacking the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign - the latest charges brought in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election.
“These revelations add to a body of evidence...
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Congress to Trump: Cancel Putin summit after new Mueller indictments
4 monthes ago - By Business Insider
Several members of Congress on both sides of the aisle are calling on President Donald Trump to consider canceling his upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The calls came after new indictments were announced in the special counsel probe on Friday.
"If President Trump is not prepared to hold Putin accountable, the summit in Helsinki should not move forward," Sen. John McCain said.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Friday said the summit was still moving forward and there were no plans to cancel it .
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle Friday called on President...
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Dems call on Trump to cancel Putin summit after Russian hacking indictments
4 monthes ago - By NBC News
"Glad-handing with Vladimir Putin on the heels of these indictments would be an insult to our democracy," said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.
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