"President Trump should cancel his meeting with Vladimir Putin until Russian Federation takes demonstrable and transparent steps to prove that they won't interfere in future elections", the New York Democrat said.
Earlier Friday, Trump said he would question Putin about Russia's election meddling when the two meet in Helsinki.
"[Trump] doesn't need to ask Putin anything".
A quick recap: during the 2016 presidential election, Trump made a public plea to Russia to hack Hillary Clinton's emails; the Trump team may have colluded with Russia to get dirt on Clinton and influence the election; it's been proven that Russia did meddle in the election; Trump refuses to call Putin out on the meddling; Trump has repeatedly defended Putin being "a killer"; a few weeks ago, Trump suggested that Russia be let back into the G7.
Lawmakers are calling on President Donald Trump to cancel a meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin after special counsel Robert Mueller charged against 12 Russians for interfering in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election Friday.
Browder, a financier and vocal Putin critic, said the Russian president should not be given an opening to be on an equal stage to the leader of the free world after invading foreign countries and meddling in the US elections.
He recalled that 60 intelligence officers were expelled from the Russian embassy in Washington in response to a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain.
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The ministry also warned that "sooner or later, the initiators of these lies will have to answer for the damage they have done to American democracy, undermining trust in it for their own personal gains".
Trump has previously shown little appetite for pressing the issue, telling reporters after meeting with Putin in Vietnam last November that he was done discussing it and that he believed the Russian leader's denials were honest.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) sent out a statement shortly after, saying that while Trump should still attend the summit, he "must demand and secure a real, concrete and comprehensive agreement that the Russians will cease their ongoing attacks on our democracy".
White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters stressed the indictments against the Russians contained no allegations of intentional involvement by anyone on the Trump campaign.
Wollaston, of Totnes, Devon, said Trump's statements are often "divisive, dog whistle rhetoric" and that the New Yorker is "repulsive", according to National Review.
Former Secretary of State John Kerry scolded President Donald Trump over his comments against the allies of the United States in NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
"Second, the Treasury Department must immediately impose sanctions mandated by Congress on the Russian intelligence officers indicted today", said Menendez of New Jersey. Trump speaks fondly of Putin and a desire for better relations with Moscow, but the rest of his executive branch remains highly critical and deeply suspicious of the Russian president and the Kremlin's intentions. All patriotic Americans should understand that Putin is not America's friend, and he is not the President's buddy. "It's time for him to put on his big boy trousers and push back against Russia", California Rep. John Garamendi said in an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer on "The Situation Room". "'I know you did it and if you continue to do it, we'll never have a good relationship'".