KarmaPolice

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if you just follow the history (all here in a single article), Putin had been working over The Don for a long time, playing to his ego . . beginning with the first comment:

https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2017/03/politics/trump-putin-russia-timeline/

“I never met Putin,” Trump said at a July 2016 news conference. “I don’t know who Putin is. He said one nice thing about me. He said I’m a genius. I said thank you very much to the newspaper and that was the end of it. I never met Putin.”