AP News in Brief at 12:09 a.m. EDT
Posted by wtopstaff on 18th July 2018
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Trump backs down, says he misspoke on Russia meddling WASHINGTON (AP) — Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump on Tuesday backed away from his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he simply misspoke when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in the 2016 U.S. election. Rebuked as never before…