Trump still defers to Putin, even as he dismisses US intelligence and the allies
Saturday, 1 August 2020 ()
Written by David E. Sanger On the eve of accepting the Republican nomination for president four years ago, Donald Trump declared that he would pull out of NATO if US allies did not pay more for their defense, waving away the thought that it would play into the hands of President Vladimir Putin of Russia, who has spent his career trying to dismantle the Western alliance. Asked about his deference to the Kremlin leader, Trump responded, “He’s been complimentary of me.” This week, as his renomination nears, Trump announced that he was pulling a third of U.S. troops from Germany. He declared in recent days that he had never raised with Putin, during a recent phone conversation, U.S. intelligence...
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