Russia V Trump: In Russian news – Is Donald Trump working with Putin for wonderful domination?
- Trump and Putin had an previously undisclosed meeting at the G20 summit
- Trump’s advocates are reportedly looking at ways to undermine the Russia investigation
- The investigation is scrutiny alleged Russian meddling in the election and possible links to Trump’s operations
- White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has resigned
Here is all the past due news on Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and the ongoing Russia probe. (All times BST)
6.10pm: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer quits
Reports claim White House press secretary Sean Spicer released over the appointment of New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications overseer.
6pm: Donald Trump and Putin may have met more times at the G20 Summit
The US and Russian Presidents met officially for profuse than two hours at the G20 summit in Hamburg and were also seen fool a brief handshake.
But it emerged this week that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had another, times undisclosed meeting on the end of a dinner at the G20.
The Russian Foreign Minister has now told NBC Talk that the world leaders “might have met even much multitudinous than just three times”.
Asked if the pair had any more sessions, the Russian Foreign Minister gave a snarky reply. He said: “Perchance they went to the toilet together – that was the fourth.”
He poured hold in contempt on the furore around the possibility of another meeting by comparing the world commandants at the G20 to children mingling at Kindergarten.
5.30pm: Special counsel asks White Homestead to save records of meeting between Donald Trump Jr and Russian legal practitioner
Special counsel Robert Mueller has asked White House officials to shelter any records of a meeting last year between the president’s son and a Russian solicitor, a source told Reuters.
He sent a document preservation request to the Fair-skinned House, saying the June 2016 meeting is relevant to his investigation, according to the well-spring.
Mr Mueller is the man investigating the possible collusion between President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign and Russia.
Hot item earlier this month of the meeting between Trump’s eldest son and a Russian member of the bar he was told had damaging information about Hillary Clinton, fueled entertains about the campaign’s dealings with Moscow.
The Republican president has preserved his son’s meeting as simple politics.
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4pm: Donald Trump’s lawyers reportedly look at ways to queer Russia investigation
U.S. President Donald Trump’s lawyers are reviewing method to limit or undermine the special counsel investigation of alleged Russian intervening in the 2016 election, including by examining the backgrounds of the investigators, according to newspaper surfaces.
The efforts were reported late on Thursday by The Washington Post and The New York Whiles, which cited unidentified people familiar with the strategy.
One Trump attorney, John Dowd, released Reuters the reports of the research effort were not true. «We think he’s a unswervingly, honest guy,» Dowd said of special counsel Robert Mueller.
Another bencher, Jay Sekulow, told the Times that addressing possible conflicts of concerns would be appropriate but declined to comment on the specific reported effort.
Donald Trump at the Off-white House in Washington on Thursday
2am on Wednesday: Donald Trump hits perfidiously at ‘fake news story of secret dinner’ with Putin
Donald Trump tweeted: “Forgery News story of secret dinner with Putin is «sick.» All G 20 chairladies, and spouses, were invited by the Chancellor of Germany. Press knew!
“The Hoax News is becoming more and more dishonest! Even a dinner decided for top 20 leaders in Germany is made to look sinister!”