20 Jul 2018

Trump surprises security chiefs with Putin invite

Welcome to the White House, Vladimir Putin. That came as a total surprise to his top security officials, as Donald Trump issued an impromptu invitation to the Russian President to visit Washington. After a week of daily conflicting statements, Mr Trump declared the two leaders “get along well”, although he insisted if things went wrong he would become the Russian leader’s “worst enemy”. Democrats are still demanding to know exactly what the pair actually agreed when they met in Helsinki earlier this week.