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By Catherine Lucey

Trump says ‘let Russia back in’ as he heads for G-7 summit

LA MALBAIE, Que. — President Donald Trump injected fresh drama into an already tense meeting of the Group of Seven major industrialized nations Friday, calling for Russia, ousted for its the annexation of Crimea, to be reinstated.

Trump made the comment at the White House Friday after hours of further escalating his rhetoric against longtime allies over U.S. trade practices.