Thursday, November 4, 2021

Putin Refuses to be Pinned Down by US Think Tanker

Here is more from Bloomberg:

Russian leader Vladimir Putin refused to be pinned down by a former Donald Trump aide when asked during his annual meeting with analysts to comment on reports that the ex-president may run again in 2024.

Instead, Putin flipped the script on Christian Whiton, a Center for the National Interest senior fellow who advised Trump on strategic communications, and prodded him to say who he would vote for in a contest between Trump and a Democrats.


Here is a biography of Mr. Whiton, who ultimately said that he would vote for Mr. Trump.  Putin reportedly responded with a smile and said "I understand you."