"Trump aides face calls to resign after president’s appearance with Putin"
Top aides to President Donald Trump faced calls from critics to resign after the U.S. leader publicly sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin and against the U.S. intelligence community over charges that Moscow interfered in the 2016 election.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Defense Secretary James Mattis, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and national security adviser John Bolton were among the officials who political commentators and lawmakers said should quit their posts over the president's seeming submission to Putin during a joint news conference Monday.
Even some on the right jumped into the fray, largely via social media, to suggest that Cabinet officials or other top members of Trump's team should look for the exits.
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