Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts Fox Fellow Clint Watts Quoted in The Huffington Post

Fox Fellow Clint Watts Quoted in The Huffington Post

Fox Fellow Clint Watts Quoted in The Huffington Post


The Huffington Post

President Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted a bizarre and ominous defense of his widely criticized decision to congratulate Russian leader Vladimir Putin, who was re-elected on Sunday.

Despite an explicit, all-caps warning from his advisers to “NOT CONGRATULATE” Putin ― likely because Trump’s campaign aides are under investigation for alleged collusion with Moscow ― Trump called him up and the pair had what he described as “a very good call.” 

“Getting along with Russia (and others) is a good thing, not a bad thing,” Trump tweeted. “They can help solve problems with North Korea, Syria, Ukraine, ISIS, Iran and even the coming Arms Race … PEACE THROUGH STRENGTH!”

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