Donald Trump lit up the internet yet again!!
With a rather odd comment about Putin as the Russian president sends troops into Ukraine as he allegedly called a “savvy” move and a “stroke of genius.”
Trump told ‘The Clay Travis and Buck Sexton Show’ that when Putin characterized the deployment of military forces to Ukraine’s disputed Donbas region as a mission to maintain the peace, he said to himself, “This is genius.” fortune reports
“It’s deeply disturbing for the former president to cheerlead for the world’s ruthless authoritarian,” said Alexander Vindman, a Ukrainian immigrant and retired U.S. lieutenant colonel who testified against Trump at his first impeachment trial.
Micheal Mcfaul tweet reaction to Trump
Trump's praise of Putin– as he invades Ukraine and launches the largest war in Europe since 1939 — is sad, but not surprising. Trump has consistently admired Russia's dictator for years.
— Michael McFaul (@McFaul) February 23, 2022
“How smart is that? added Trump, as he’s going to go in and be a peacekeeper, that’s the strongest peace force!??
We could use that on our southern border,” Trump said, Fortune reports referring to American immigration politics and the border the U.S. shares with Mexico.