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Trump, Pompeo Meet with Russia’s Lavrov

President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Dec. 7, 2019.

U.S. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are meeting Tuesday in Washington with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, with the two nuclear powers discussing the possibility of extending their last remaining major arms control deal.

The officials, meeting as Democrats unveiled impeachment charges against Trump, also plan to talk about election security and national security, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley told the Fox Business Network.

“It’s incumbent on any American president to try and build relationships across the world,” Gidley said.

It is Lavrov’s first visit to Washington since May 2017, when Trump was first enmeshed in allegations that he read more >>>

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