Adam Schiff Calls Out Trump: He’s ‘Allowing Himself to Be Manipulated by Putin’
California Congressman (and one the loudest congressional members of the #Resistance) Adam Schiff just called out President Trump for his odd, and possibly dangerous, relationship with Vladimir Putin.
Yesterday former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said of Trump’s relationship with Putin, “[Putin] knows how to handle an asset, and that’s what he’s doing with the president.”
On Tuesday night’s Anderson Cooper 360, John Berman talked with Schiff about Trump and Russia. When the question came up of whether of not Donald Trump was an asset to Putin, Schiff did not hold back:
“I think the President is allowing himself to be manipulated by Putin. Putin knows because the Kremlin does this psychological profile, I’m sure, of world leaders. What the Presidents strengths and weaknesses are, and we know because this is in plain sight, that flattery will get you just about everything with this president.”
Schiff didn’t end there though. He called President Trump a Putin Puppet, saying “Putin knows how to push his buttons.”
Watch the clip above, via CNN.
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