MOSCOW — Besieged in Washington, President Trump found an eager friend in Moscow on Thursday.
At his annual end-of-year news conference, President Vladimir Putin of Russia parroted Trump’s talking points, mocking Wednesday’s impeachment vote as a partisan effort by Democrats to reverse their defeat in the 2016 presidential election.
He also took up Trump’s argument that there was no solid evidence to justify his removal from office. Offering an analysis of U.S. political dynamics, Putin said that Trump was unlikely to be removed for “highly speculative reasons” by the Republican-controlled Senate.
“This is nothing but a continuation of an internal political struggle, with …read more
Source:: San Francisco Chronicle