As the impeachment inquiry into President Trump heads into its third week, his outbursts have intensified. On Monday he bragged about his “great and unmatched wisdom.”Meanwhile, Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to be enjoying the show. The impeachment scandal is “the weakening of Trump,” and that does not benefit Putin, Stanovaya said. AdvertisementFor Putin, Trump is a barrier between Russia and what the Kremlin sees as anti-Russia elites in American politics, she said. “Putin would like to deal with a Trump who has a strong position with these American political elites,” she said.
Source: Los Angeles Times October 09, 2019 09:56 UTC