"So you shouldn't buy Russian gas, you must stop energy cooperation with Russia and cooperate with the United States". Then on Friday, he expressed some about of skepticism that the meeting with Putin would actually result in an admission to election meddling.
Trump told reporters he plans to raise election meddling with Putin but said he doesn't expect Putin to ever accept blame.
Aides had said Trump would spend the weekend preparing for Monday's meeting with Putin in Helsinki.
"I have arrived in Scotland and will be at Trump Turnberry for two days of meetings, calls and hopefully, some golf - my primary form of exercise", he said on Twitter.
George Clooney injured in Italian scooter crash
The drama - which Clooney is both directing and acting in - also stars Hugh Laurie , and is scheduled to be shown on TV next year. The paper also tweeted a photo of his scooter abandoned by the side of the road with a Mercedes estate vehicle just feet away.
"The stories you heard about the 12 Russians yesterday took place during the Obama Administration, not the Trump Administration", Trump wrote. He also asked where the Democratic National Committee server now was.
"I don't think anything gets the message across to Trump, but I hope demonstrations like these encourage people in the States to fight the Trump regime", said Eli Roth, a 56-year-old from California who is living in Edinburgh. The Russian and American leaders are also likely to discuss how to resolve a dispute over compliance with a 1987 treaty that bans the deployment of intermediate-range missiles on land.
"He said he didn't meddle. But I will absolutely, firmly ask the question", he added. -Soviet summits, as VOA's Bill Gallo reports from Helsinki.
Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, stated that he was concerned with this Trump-Putin meeting.
"I'll be meeting with President Putin on Monday, we go into the meeting with a tremendous meeting we had with NATO", Trump said.
China vows retaliation for latest U.S. tariff threat
European stock markets are expected to follow Asia's lead, as economics warn that a trade war would cause serious economic harm. The list is subject to two months of finalization and input before possible implementation by President Donald Trump .
The 29-page indictment accuses members of the Russian military intelligence agency known as the GRU of carrying out "large-scale cyber operations" to steal Clinton campaign and Democratic Party documents and emails.
The White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told NBC News on Friday afternoon that the summit is "still on".
In the most detailed US accusation to date that Moscow meddled in the presidential election, a federal grand jury said Russian military intelligence agency officers covertly monitored computers of Clinton's campaign and Democratic campaign committees, and stole large amounts of data. The question remains: "how long will they continue to break this shameful comedy that disgraces the USA", the Russian statement, obtained by CNN, read.
"We do have political problem where - you know in the United States we have this stupidity going on". "It makes it very hard to do something with Russian Federation".
Scuffles broke out at one point as attendees - who chanted slogans including "We love you Donald" - passed a nearby anti-fascism protest. He was also seen posing for photos.
So Yeon Ryu takes 3-stroke lead in KPMG Women's PGA
Ko shot a 6-under 66 on Friday in the second round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship to move two strokes off the lead. Ryu, who in Cameron McCormick uses the same coach as Jordan Spieth, said she had picked up some extra length recently.
Apple Music has more subscribers than Spotify in the US
Apple Music has surpassed Spotify in total number of paid US subscribers, according to a report from Digital Music News . Apple Music now has more than 45 million subscribers worldwide, with an additional 5-10 million free trial users.
Del Potro sets up quarter-final showdown with Nadal
Kerber was the runner-up at the All England Club in 2016, while 14th-seeded Kasatkina is in the last eight for the first time. That straight sets loss was the fifth-seeded del Potro's 10th defeat in 15 meetings against the former world number one.