The president did not expand on how the USA would counteract Russian efforts to sow discord when asked about Moscow's electoral interference during a joint press conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven.
"The United States has been taken advantage of by other countries, both friendly and not so friendly", Trump said, singling out the European Union in particular, saying barriers on trade made it hard for U.S. goods to enter the bloc.
"They can do more", he said, "but I think they've done more than, certainly, they've ever done for our country before".
During a news conference with his Swedish counterpart, Trump also promised his proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum will be applied in a "very loving way", declared the North Koreans were "sincere" in their renewed push for talks and insisted the U.S. would rebut Russian efforts to interfere in the 2018 congressional contests.
"We won't allow that to happen", he said, referring to the November mid-terms.
"They can do whatever they like, but if they do that, then we put a big tax of 25 percent on their cars, and believe me, they won't be doing it very long", Trump said. One of the things [with] voting [is] called paper. We'll do it in a very loving way.
Referring to threats from the European Union, which has promised to impose a punitive 25 percent tariff on US -made goods like bourbon whiskey, blue jeans, and Harley Davidson motorcycles, Lofven added, "As a Swede, I of course support the efforts of the European Union to achieve trade with fewer obstacles, as few as possible". "Sometimes they want to go out and do something else, but they all want to be in the White House". Called paper. Not highly complex computers.
"A lot of states are doing that", he added.
Questioned about why no new sanctions have been issued, National Intelligence Director Dan Coats said Tuesday that they were forthcoming.
Last week, Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, the next head of U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency, also has told the Senate committee that nations including China and Russian Federation that launch cyberattacks against the U.S. don't fear retribution and see no reason to change their behavior.
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The North Korean spokesperson said , "It would neither beg for dialogue nor evade the military option claimed by the U.S.". The White House said any talks with North Korea must lead to an end of its nuclear programme.
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