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Details emerge of President Trump's meeting with Putin

As President Trump heads home from the G-20, we are learning more about his meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders. The U.S. was isolated from talks over climate change and trade, and the Trump/Putin meeting caused controversy, as both sides have different accounts as to what actually happened. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett joins CBSN with more details.
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