Earlier in the day, Trump and Putin walked out together to a family photo of world leaders gathered at the G-20 summit. Chatting as they walked, the president patted Putin on the back before they parted ways.
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President Donald Trump, right, meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Friday, June 28, 2019.
Before departing the White House on Wednesday, the president wouldn’t say whether or not he would warn Putin against meddling in the next election.
“I’ll have a very good conversation with him. What I say to him is none of your business,” Trump said.