Donald Trump vows to 'counteract' any Russia election meddling


President Donald Trump said Tuesday that other countries, besides Russian Federation, "probably" interfered in the 2016 election and that he wasn't anxious about Russian Federation meddling in the 2018 midterms.

"Russia had no impact on our votes whatsoever", he said at a White House news conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven.

Asked if he was anxious it would happen again, the president said: "We'll counteract whatever they do".

Trump last week made a surprise announcement he was slapping tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. "They make it nearly impossible for us to do business with them". "We'll find out", Trump said.

House Speaker Paul Ryan?said Tuesday he is urging President Donald Trump to "take a more surgical approach" on his plan to put tariffs on steel and aluminum "so we do not have unintended consequences".

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he believes that North Korea's offer to hold denuclearization talks is "sincere".

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Trump and Lfven also spoke about trade, with Trump saying he planned to move ahead with tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, noting that the US has always been "mistreated" by trade deals. "But I like watching it, I like seeing it, and I think it's the best way to go".

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven took issue with President Donald Trump's new tariffs on steel and aluminum during a press conference with the United States president standing just a few feet away.

"'Everybody wants to be there, and they love this White House, ' @POTUS says, disputing known challenges administration has in recruiting new personnel for West Wing as exodus publicly chronicled", The Hill's Alexis Simendinger tweeted.

Trump didn't seem alarmed by the possibility of an escalating trade war: "We'll have to see; when we're behind on every single country, trade wars aren't so bad, do you understand what I mean by that?" We'll do it in a very loving way.

It's not quite clear exactly what Trump is referring to in his remarks. He said he'd inherited legislation that was "not sustainable" when it came to refugees and that he'd worked to reduce the number allowed into his country.

"If you want to stand up and protect American jobs, reconsider this policy", Walker said Tuesday, during a tour of the Bemis Industrial Products factory, which uses aluminum to manufacture ultra-thin food packaging. "I was one of the first ones to say it".