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Dictionary.com shares definition of ‘traitor’ after Trump press conference with Putin

Dictionary.com shares definition of ‘traitor’ after Trump press conference with Putin
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The Twitter account for Dictionary.com on Monday shared the definitions of "patriot" and "traitor" after President TrumpDonald TrumpEx-Trump lawyer Cohen to pen forward for impeachment book Murkowski says it would be 'appropriate' to bar Trump from holding office again Man known as 'QAnon Shaman' asks Trump for pardon after storming Capitol MORE concluded a high-stakes meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. 

"Patriot: A person who loves, supports, and defends his or her country and its interests with devotion," the account tweeted, before contrasting the definition with, "Traitor: A person who commits treason by betraying his or her country."

The tweet came shortly after Trump and Putin wrapped up a joint press conference during which Trump attacked special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerWhy a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel CNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump MORE's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. 

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“The probe is a disaster for our country," Trump said. "There was no collusion at all. Everybody knows it."

On Friday, Mueller indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for allegedly hacking Democratic servers during the 2016 campaign.

Trump also said during the news conference that he doesn't see any reason why Russia would interfere in the U.S.'s presidential election, pointing to Putin's denials. 

"He just said it’s not Russia,” Trump said. “I will say this, I don’t see any reason why it would be.”

Democratic and Republican lawmakers alike blasted the president's performance, calling it "shameful" and a "disgrace."

In May, Dictionary.com mocked Trump for misspelling "collusion" on Twitter. 

“We have not found collussion either,” Dictionary.com tweeted. “We did, however, find collusion. #ItsInTheDictionary.”