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Trump met Putin without staff or note takers present — again

Trump met Putin without staff or note takers present — again

Trump and Putin met again without notetaker

If you’re a US president, it’s probably not a great  idea to meet with a foreign leader who meddled in your country’s  elections without some way to record what’s being discussed.

But that’s just what President Donald Trump apparently did — again.

According to the Financial Times,  Trump spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin during last November’s  G20 summit in Argentina without a US official present to take notes.  First lady Melania Trump was by the president’s side during the chat,  but no staff joined them.

The White House had previously acknowledged that both  leaders met for an “informal” talk but didn’t disclose that Trump had no  official member of his team present. Putin did have someone, though:  his translator, although it’s unclear if that person wrote anything  down.

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