President Trump floated hosting Russian President Vladimir Putin for a White House summit, the Kremlin said Monday. Mr. Trump” after he congratulated Putin on his reelection late last month.
But White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders deniedand no major international summits are slated until November.
“Trump proposed holding a meeting at the White House in Washington,” Putin’s top foreign policy aide, Yury Ushakov, told reporters. Ushakov said the invitation had been extended by Mr. Trump during his phone call with Putin on March 20, but he also added that the two sides have not had any “concrete discussions” about a summit since their phone conversation. Continue reading