Trump Triples Down on Trade War Talk

Donald Trump isn't worried about Russian meddling. At all.

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"The Russians had no impact on our votes whatsoever", Trump said.

"In some cases, we lose on trade plus we give them military, where we're subsidizing them tremendously", Trump said of certain countries, without naming them.

Trump said the United States has been taken advantage of by "friendly and not-so-friendly countries" saying the European Union has been particularly tough on the US when responding to Lofven's comments on tariffs.

The move would escalate tensions already running hot over U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to impose stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum, to which he reiterated his commitment Tuesday, saying the U.S. has suffered from poor trading conditions with other nations.

While critics have said the administration has not done almost enough to confront the Russian threat, Trump said that "we are doing a deep study and coming out with some very strong suggestions on the '18 election" in November.

Trump said in the fall elections states should deploy voting systems with paper backups, which he said is "old fashioned, but it's always good".

Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday that he doesn't share some lawmakers' optimism about the latest development. "Many, many people want every single job", Trump said when asked about the future of the embattled Sessions, whom Trump periodically tweaks on Twitter. Tell us what he said.

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Löfven was the first European leader to visit the White House since Trump announced he would apply stiff new tariffs on steel and aluminum last week.

"I think you really have to be watching very closely, you don't want your system of votes to be compromised", Trump continued. He says his administration is doing more, though, to protect the integrity of the upcoming midterms than it gets credit for.

"When we're down by $30 billion, $40 billion, $60 billion, $100 billion, the trade war hurts them, it doesn't hurt us", Trump said.

"No, because we'll counteract whatever they do", he said.

"If the President decides, and the key actors decide they want us to help out, we'll be there", he said. "We've been mistreated as a country for many years and it's just not going to happen anymore". He spoke highly of old-fashioned paper ballots as tough to hack and said he would counteract whatever Russian Federation tries to do.

President Trump addressed potential talks with the North Koreans while welcoming Sweden's prime minister in the Oval Office. "Wrong! People will always come & go, and I want strong dialogue before making a final decision. I think it's better for the European Union and United States of America to find some way to cooperate in order to deal with the situation".

He attributed the recent momentum toward talks to strict new sanctions applied by the United States. It also acts as a protecting power for the USA in the country.

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