"We believe that the threat still exists, which is why we are taking steps to prevent it", spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters at the White House daily briefing, Efe reported.
Meanwhile, Sanders told reporters Wednesday, "The president and his administration is working hard to make sure Russian Federation doesn't meddle in our elections as previously stated".
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the president actually was saying "no" to the prospect of answering more questions, not responding to the specific question.
TRUMP: "Yeah and I've said that before, Jeff".
It's unclear whether or not Gross would be able to legally reveal any of the details of the conversation between Trump and Putin. "Just like I consider myself to be responsible for things that happen in this country", Trump said in the CBS Evening News interview.
Republicans and Democrats both accused him of siding with an adversary rather than his own country after he shied away from criticizing the Russian leader for what USA intelligence agencies say were Moscow's efforts to undermine the 2016 election. "They would rather go to war than see this", he said.
In turn, Russian Federation has repeatedly denied allegations of interference in the 2016 USA election and has called the accusations "absurd". Not only did Putin denied the knowledge of the names of the victims, he also blamed the United Kingdom for the attack.
Although, despite his admission about Russian interference and meddling, Trump said: "It could be other people also".
She added that the USA was working on "bold reforms" to prevent a repeat of the alleged meddling by Russian Federation in the future presidential elections.
On Tuesday, Trump walked back his earlier remarks and read a statement saying he misspoke, adding that he had accepted the intelligence community's conclusion.
President Trump again expressed confidence in US intelligence agencies and their assessment of Russian interference Wednesday, but declined to say whether he believes Vladimir Putin was lying when he denied Russia was behind the meddling effort.
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"And I think President Putin knows that better than anybody", Trump said.
Earlier this week, Trump held a historic summit with the Russian President.
So the President resorted to his favourite medium - Twitter - posting a barrage of tweets about his excellent results on the economy, job creation and trade deals.
During the Cabinet meeting, Mr. Trump otherwise talked more broadly about his Europe trip, mentioning the summit with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders in Brussels, his visit to the United Kingdom and meeting with Putin, saying "incredible progress" had been made.