“Don’t meddle in the election, please,” Trump said, smirking and wagging his finger at Putin. He only raised the matter after being questioned by reporters whether he would issue a warning.
“Yes, of course I will,” Trump said before making his joking aside.
It was an off-hand moment that came at the start of the men’s first meeting since the conclusion of Robert Mueller’s investigation.
Trump said he enjoyed a “very, very good relationship” with Putin, and said “many positive things are going to come out of the relationship.”