Tillerson: Trump repeatedly pushed Putin on election meddling

Tillerson: Trump repeatedly pushed Putin on election meddling, Washington Examiner,  Sarah Westwood, July 7, 2017

President Trump kicked off his two-hour meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin by addressing Russia’s election meddling and pressed the issue with him repeatedly, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters in Hamburg Friday.

Tillerson, who was the only other American official in the room besides Trump, said Putin denied authorizing cyberattacks against Democrats during the presidential race.

The secretary of state confirmed reports that Trump and Putin agreed to a ceasefire with Jordan in southwest Syria.

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