Trump: Putin's denial strong; doubt cast on Russian interference

Posted: July 17, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands during a joint news conference at the Presidential Palace on Monday in Helsinki.

President Donald Trump cast doubt on the conclusion of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election, saying after his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday that the autocrat gave him a "very powerful" denial.

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