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    White House Floats Trump-Putin Meeting

    The Kremlin today announced that President Donald Trump invited Vladimir Putin to Washington during a telephone call last month. Addressing the claim, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed Trump extended the invitation, but added that the White House was only one of the “potential venues” for the as-yet unscheduled meeting. Trump made the offer during the same telephone call in which he congratulated his Russian counterpart on his recent reelection — reportedly against strict advice not to — and failed to raise the issue of Russian meddling in the U.S. election.

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