President Trump attempted to rewrite history on Monday over Russia’s expulsion from the G8, hyping Russian President Vladimir Putin for apparently outsmarting President Obama while he discussed his interest in bringing Russia back into the fold of economic global leadership.
During a press conference at the tail end of the G7 summit Monday in France, Trump argued that he’d rather have Russia involved in the would-be G8 than having the leader not in the room. He then suggested that Putin “outsmarted” Obama when Russia annexed Crimea in 2014. That move got Putin booted from the then-G8.
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