On Sunday, just before he departed for Helsinki, Mr Trump described the European Union as a foe on trade.
And on the eve of his meeting with Putin, who has cracked down on the free press, Trump unleashed a series of attacks on the media as Air Force One descended into Helsinki, complaining that Democrats and the press were unlikely to give him credit for any summit accomplishments.
The police said 16 or more demonstrations were registered before and during the summit, and on Sunday around 2,500 people got together at the city's Senate Square to protest against the summit and Trump.
But he told CBS that he was going into it with "low expectations".
"Putin has less to lose and more to gain because he does not have a domestic opposition, a potentially hostile legislature, and is not begin investigated like Trump". But last week, the Justice Department announced the indictments of 12 Russian agents for hacking into Democratic emails during the campaign.
US National Security Adviser John Bolton has said both sides have agreed the meeting will have no set agenda. "I don't know what's going to happen, but I can tell you what I'll be asking for and we'll see if something comes of it".
On "Face the Nation", Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., and Sen. Hovering over Helsinki is the spectre of the 2016 election interference and ongoing special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between Trump campaign officials and Russian Federation.
Asked whether he would press his Russian counterpart to send to the US members of the Russian military intelligence agency accused of hacking Hillary Clinton's failed presidential campaign, he said: "Well, I might". He's a thug. He does not respect the rule of law.
The campaign uses headlines taken from the newspaper, including, "Trump calls media the enemy of the people, "Putin shuts down Russia's largest news agency", and "Trump cabinet selects appropriate reporters".
Trump has repeatedly called Mueller's investigation a "witch hunt". The Republican National Committee, on the other hand, had "much better defenses", Trump claimed.
He said the summit is important as the start of a dialogue, not only about election meddling but a range of issues. "I hadn't thought of that, but certainly I'll be asking about it".
The outlines of what would be a hugely controversial deal have emerged in press reports that suggest Putin is keen to exploit Trump's desire to pull U.S. troops out of Syria by offering to rein in Iranian influence there. "Now, you wouldn't think of the European Union, but they're a foe". Investigators believe the incident is linked to the poisoning of a former Russian spy in March.
With the foes at loggerheads over Syria, Ukraine, pipeline policy, espionage and election interference, even Trump cautioned: "I'm not going with high expectations". He said Trump was not well enough prepared for the meeting.
"Well I think we have a lot of foes - I think the European Union is a foe - what they do to us in trade", Trump said.
He was returning to the White House after Monday's meeting with Putin in Helsinki, the Finnish capital. The talks are likely to be followed by a joint news conference.
Sharif alleges the military is aiding a "judicial witch-hunt" against him and his Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party. The military, which has ruled Pakistan for about half its history since 1947, has denied interfering in modern-day politics.
IS fighters have faced two separate offensives in Deir Ezzor on either side of the Euphrates River that cuts through the province. Last month, an ISIS incursion into the town of Albu Kamal on the west of the Euphrates left dozens of pro-regime fighters dead.
The coin, according to the officers, landed on tails, which meant they should have let Webb go with a speeding ticket. The unnamed police officer told WXIA that everyone in the department knew about the incident for months.
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Johnson said "I'll plead the fifth" when Cohen asked what the most unprofessional thing was he witnessed Diesel do on set. Someone called in to the show to ask if Johnson has spoken to Gibson recently. "The answer is no", he said with a smile.
Since the protests and clashes broke out along the border on March 30, at least 141 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire. The barrage from the Gaza Strip began in the early morning hours of Saturday, sending thousands of Israelis to bomb shelters.
After the match, during an interview, Serena got a bit emotional sharing that: 'It was such an awesome tournament for me. After the match, the 36-year-old said: "For all the moms out there , I was playing for you today, I tried".
Some people claimed a female officer shot the man at least five times in the back as he ran away, the newspaper reported . Chicago ABC station WLS captured video of protesters pushing and shoving back and forth with police officers.
In 2015, giant chemical blasts in a container storage facility killed at least 165 people in the northern port city of Tianjin. Windows of nearby buildings were shattered by the explosion at the factory, which is surrounded by a sand and gravel plant.
The 40-year-old has an excellent track record at Galle where he has picked up 94 wickets in 17 matches at an average of 24.78. He toured the sub-continent when he made his debut against India in three years back, and played three matches.
Parakilas said this will do something to fix the diplomatic fences knocked down by the content of The Sun interview. Murdoch is a Trump supporter. "Just make sure we can trade together, that's all that matters", he said.
No matter how the Justice Department's appeal unfolds, AT&T's completed acquisition of Time Warner could prove hard to untangle. The landmark case saw Leon reject the lawsuit brought by the U.S. government last November to block the deal.
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