PBS NewsHour

Can Trump’s reversal soften damage of Helsinki comments?

Clip: 07/17/2018 | 9m 10s Video has closed captioning.

Home from Helsinki, President Trump is backtracking on his comments from a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin after facing blistering, bipartisan critiques. In damage-control mode, he read from a prepared statement and insisted he has "great" confidence in the intelligence community. Judy Woodruff talks with the Washington Post’s Carol Leonnig.

Aired: 07/17/18

Rating: NR

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