Sunday, February 05, 2017

Donald Trump defends Vladimir Putin, saying "Well, you think our country is so innocent?"

US President Donald Trump has long been effusive in his praise for Russian President Vladimir Putin, despite criticism from Republicans and Democrats alike.

In an interview with Fox News' Bill O'Reilly, which will air ahead of the Super Bowl on Sunday, Trump doubled down on his "respect" for Putin - even in the face of accusations that Putin and his associates have murdered journalists and dissidents in Russia.


Unfazed, Trump didn't back away, but rather compared Putin's reputation for extrajudicial killings with that of the United States.

"There are a lot of killers. We have a lot of killers," Trump said. "Well, you think our country is so innocent?" Full story...

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