US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands on Monday. Trump has invited Putin to join him in the US, in a move that has startled the US president’s own staff. Phtoo: AP

‘Say that again?’ Trump invites Putin to US, startling his own national intelligence director

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats was told of the plan onstage, responding ‘Did I hear that? … OK. That is going to be special’

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US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands on Monday. Trump has invited Putin to join him in the US, in a move that has startled the US president’s own staff. Phtoo: AP
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