RT News - July 26, 2018 (12:00 MSK)

The US President's National Security Adviser confirms that a second Trump-Putin meeting will be postponed - until, quote, "after the Russia witch hunt is over". That, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is grilled in the Senate - over the two leaders' recent meeting in Helsinki. As Donald Trump tries to weather a political storm at home, fresh concerns over possible Russian interference in upcoming midterm elections are raised. Both Democrats and Republicans, however, are sure that Moscow will try to help the opposing party. Despite the EU saying it would not negotiate with a gun to its head over US tariffs, European Commission Chief Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Trump agree to work together towards eliminating trade taxes. The 10th annual BRICS summit of emerging economies is underway in South Africa - with American trade wars high on the agenda.