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What happened every other time Putin met with US presidents

Russian President Vladimir Putin's summit with US President Donald Trump in Helsinki, Finland on Monday ignited a firestorm of controversy in the US. For the most part, the two world leaders were more friendly toward one another than Trump's predecessors were.
Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000, or Air Force One, during its final flight, at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Dayton, Ohio, May 20, 1998.

Step aboard the SAM 26000 — the first jet-powered aircraft ever built for the president of the United States

In 1962, the first jet-powered aircraft built specifically to carry the US president arrived. The SAM 26000 would go on to carry eight presidents, numerous dignitaries, and countless diplomats during its 36 years in service.
Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton both made the top 20.

The top 20 presidents in US history, according to historians

President Barack Obama made the list because of his "pursuit of equal justice."

Bill Clinton says Al Franken’s ouster was a ‘grievous’ mistake and questions sexual misconduct allegations against him

Former President Bill Clinton suggested that former Sen. Al Franken, a Minnesota Democrat, should not have been forced from office earlier this year amid mounting sexual misconduct allegations. "I think it's a grievous thing to take away from the people a decision they have made," Clinton said.
Former President Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton complains his ‘points’ got lost in coverage of tense interview over Monica Lewinsky scandal

Former President Bill Clinton attempted to explain on Monday the defensive comments he made about his affair with Monica Lewinsky, arguing that the "points" he wanted to get across were lost in the media's reaction to his heated answers.

Bill Clinton downplays ill-tempered NBC interview on Monica Lewinsky, says he ‘got hot under the collar’

Clinton ashed out at an NBC anchor who quoted an essay by Monica Lewinsky, in which she accused Clinton of abusing his power. Clinton responded by accusing the interviewer of omitting facts. He attempted to explain away the comments hours later.

Republicans say that Trump pardoning himself would be catastrophic

Can the commander in chief pardon himself? President Donald Trump sure thinks so, even though lawmakers broadly agree that such action would be "catastrophic" for him from both a legal and political perspective.

These are the sexual-assault allegations against Bill Clinton

Four women over the past few decades have accused Bill Clinton of sexually assaulting or harassing them.
Former President Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton lashes out at NBC interviewer who was grilling him on the Monica Lewinsky scandal

Former President Bill Clinton reacted defensively to questions concerning whether he would have responded differently to the scandal surrounding his relationship with Monica Lewinsky in light of the #MeToo movement.
Bill Clinton is calling for a return to paper ballot system in US elections.

Bill Clinton says every US state should return to ‘some sort of paper ballot system’ to stop elections from being hacked

The former president said US elections were at too much risk from cyberterrorism, and that voters should go back to voting with pen and paper until officials know how to deal with the threat. Hackers backed by the Russian government targeted election systems during the 2016 presidential election.