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Trump floated possible White House visit to Putin

Donald Trump speaks to Vladimir Putin at close proximity.
Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in November 2017 at APEC. Photo: Mikhail Klimentyev / AFP / Getty Images

President Trump invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to the White House, the AFP reports, which Trump confirmed he did after their March 20 phone call. Sarah Sanders confirmed on Monday the two discussed a potential bilateral meeting, which could take place at the White House. During that call he also congratulated Putin for winning an election that was widely seen as a sham.

The potential meeting: According to Trump at the time, they discussed meeting to talk about the “arms race.” The Kremlin said no planning on a proposed meeting has begun, per Reuters.