Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin's handshake seen 'round the world at the G-20 summit in Germany led to a two-hour private meeting between the pair - as well as a secret meeting that was kept off the books.
"All the leaders" circulated around the room throughout the dinner, and "President Trump spoke with many leaders", the statement said. Colbert remarks. He then uncovers that the meeting actually lasted as long as an hour, despite claims from the White House otherwise. "President Trump apparently went to pick up his wife and spent some minutes with President Putin... so what?" he said, echoing the White House's account of the encounter.
"We are planning to participate together with our European colleagues in the study of Mars, by the way, we are already taking part [in this exploration]", Putin said.
It was later revealed that Putin and Trump held a second, previously undisclosed, meeting during a dinner attended by all the G20 leaders and their spouses. "The intimate dinner conversation, of which there is no official United States government record, because no American official other than the president was involved, is the latest to raise eyebrows". Bremmer is a foreign affairs columnist and the president of the Eurasia Group, a consulting firm.
Two major films are planned for the next year - Red Sparrow, with Jennifer Lawrence, and Kursk, with Colin Firth and Matthias Schoenarts - have a Russian focus to them, with Kursk based on the real-life submarine disaster and Red Sparrow dealing with a KGB double-agent.
Putin made clear that he would not ever seek to amend the Constitution in order to gain more power, or prolong presidential terms. "They were flummoxed, they were confused and they were startled", he said.
After reading Trump's tweets about fake news becoming more dishonest, the CBS host was taken back by Trump's continued lies, but hoped he was telling the truth this one time. "All G20 leaders, and spouses, were invited by the Chancellor of Germany", the U.S. president said. The Fake News is becoming more and more dishonest!
"I have not been listening to the news today, but if Trump said it, it's ok with me".