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Trump's intel chief still doesn't 'fully understand' Putin meeting

It has been more than two weeks since President Donald Trump met one-on-one with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, but Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats admitted Thursday that he is still does not know the details of what was said during the sit-down.

Intelligence chief: He didn't mean 'to be disrespectful' about Trump's Putin invite

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats issued a statement Saturday saying that he did not mean "to be disrespectful or criticize the actions" of President Donald Trump during a recent interview in which he appeared surprised to learn that the White House had decided to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington in the fall.

US spy chief says he doesn't know what happened in Trump-Putin meeting

President Donald Trump's top intelligence official, Dan Coats, said he had no idea what Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin in their meeting in Helsinki on Monday, a session Coats said Trump did not seek his advice on or he would have suggested the President do it "a different way." He also appeared blindsided when he was told the White House is in discussions about inviting Putin to Washington in the fall.