Once again to a large degree this will happen because he is likely to receive fewer votes in solid blue, and possibly even some solid red, states than a Republican candidate might otherwise get.
The US and Russian leaders opened an historic summit in Helsinki, with Donald Trump promising an "extraordinary relationship" and Vladimir Putin saying it was high time to thrash out disputes around the world.
He said he favored the celebrity businessman because of his policies. But Trump did not strongly condemn the interference efforts, which U. Putin, as always, denied all. The two leaders spoke at a joint news conference. Trump, in opening remarks, said that U.
I really think the world wants to see us get along.
The Russians said it lasted two hours and 10 minutes. The summit, which is being closely watched around the world, was not the first time Trump and Putin have held talks.
They met on the sidelines of world leader meetings in Germany and Vietnam last year. Trump leaned forward in his chair, his hands tented in front of him and frequently glanced over at the Russian president.
At one point, he shot Putin a wink. After Trump concluded his remarks, American reporters shouted several questions about whether he would bring up election meddling during his discussions with Putin. Trump did not respond; Putin appeared to smirk. With that, the leaders gave a quick handshake and their private meeting in the opulent Gothic Hall was under way.
Just the two of them, each with a translator. Then came the joint news conference. Out on the streets, the summit attracted a grab-bag of protesters, with abortion-rights activists wearing artificially bulging bellies and Trump masks, anti-fascist protesters bearing signs with expletive-laden insults, and free traders, anti-war Ukrainians and gay rights supporters making their voices heard.President Trump has spent the past two years either downplaying or expressing doubts about Russia’s interference in the U.S.
elections. November 09, PM Republican candidate Donald J. Trump won Tuesday’s presidential election in a shocking victory.
Get push notifications with news, features, and more. With former First Lady Hillary Clinton officially throwing her hat into the ring in the race for the U.S. presidency, political followers and opinionated online betting enthusiasts alike now have a far clearer picture of who the potential winner of the next Presidential election could be.
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Trump, on the other hand, will win Iowa and Ohio, which is a state that has been hotly contested but which also is well situated to be one where Trump can do well due largely to demography.
Why election polls missed their mark By Andrew Mercer, Claudia Deane and Kyley McGeeney Supporters of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton watch televised coverage of the U.S. presidential election at Comet Tavern in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle on Nov.