UPDATED 9:36 AM PT — July 22, 2018
President Trump praises his recent meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, condemning the “fake news” for false coverage.
In a tweet today, the president called the joint summit “great,” and said the “fake news” continues to try to disparage the talks.
I had a GREAT meeting with Putin and the Fake News used every bit of their energy to try and disparage it. So bad for our country!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 22, 2018
He went on to say the efforts to twist the truth are “so bad” for the country.
This just days after White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said President Trump hopes to welcome Putin to the capital in the coming months.