Trump was played by Putin? Not compared to Obama

Trump was played by Putin? Not compared to Obama

"This is an erroneous assumption", Peskov told the media.

"I'm with our agencies, especially as now constituted with their leadership", Trump said.

Calling Trump "gullible", he pegged the president as "probably the easiest mark Putin has ever had".

After suggesting that Trump was merely attempting to say Putin could in fact be unaware of Russia's involvement in the election, Noah joked, "I feel like if you said to Donald Trump, 'Mr".

During his opening monologue, Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon also joked about Trump asking Putin whether he meddled in the election.

Brennan said Trump's refusal to acknowledge Russia's meddling in the elections demonstrates that he can be manipulated by foreign leaders who "appeal to his ego and try to play upon his insecurities". But, as luck would have it, his timing was flawless: A former KGB officer who was about to become president of Russian Federation would restore Trump's faith in humanity.

Or is it just that he can't see well through the haze of his own miasma of self-regard, stunning ignorance about almost everything important to our democracy, and a need to undermine and destroy every vestige of policy-making by his predecessor, Barack Obama, no matter what the cost to our nation's norms and governance? "But it is certainly a possibility", Trump said.

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They also hailed the November 8 memorandum among the U.S., Russian Federation and Jordan, which "reinforces the success of the ceasefire initiative" in southern Syria. "Comey's proven now to be a liar and he's proven to be a leaker", he said on route to Hanoi, referring to the FBI's former director, who was sacked early in Trump's presidency amid much controversy.

Despite this, Trump doubts our own intelligence agencies and says he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin " s denials.

"As to whether I believe it, I'm with our agencies", Trump said. I think he's very insulted by it, if you want to know the truth.

But he hinted that he-kind of, maybe, perhaps-sort of believes the American intelligence agencies now when they say that Russian Federation interfered because he, Trump, has appointed his own people to lead them. "What I said there is that I believe he believes that, and that's very important for somebody to believe", he said during a press conference with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang in Hanoi.

Bringing Xi, Putin and Trump together would have vividly captured a rare moment in contemporary history when all three leaders were in the same place at the sametime and looking pleased to be together. 'I believe he believes what he believes and he believes that I believe what I believe even though he believes what I don't believe. "I believe in our intel agencies, our intelligence agencies". "I pray all the hatred in the United States will stop and everyone works together to restore our Nation instead of trying to cause World War III", another added. "And I feel that having Russian Federation in a friendly posture, as opposed to always fighting with them, is an asset to the world and an asset to our country, not a liability".

For those who no longer find it jaw-dropping to hear a US president go to such lengths to defend such an unsavory foreign leader who has demonstrated so frequently that he is no American ally, or even particularly trustworthy, pay attention to the words of warning from Messrs. They even paid $100's of millions in ransom. "I really believe that when she tells me that, she means it". He's Vladimir Putin, ex-KGB. All presidents have had bad, look at the last 8 years of the previous administration for proof.

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