President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin touted their highly anticipated summit Monday as a success, though allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election quickly took center stage at a joint press conference.

Putin again emphatically denied meddling in the 2016 election, but also offered to cooperate in the special counsel probe—with a catch.

Trump, meanwhile, made clear that he “spent a great deal of time talking” about the issue of election meddling during their one-on-one meeting. But he went on to repeatedly slam Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe as a “disaster for our country,” and assert there was “no collusion.” He suggested the claims were being used by Democrats who “should have been able to win” as an excuse.

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