Blackmail

Imagining Trump and Putin in Private

The fact that President Donald Trump insisted on meeting one-on-one with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin raised a lot of eyebrows. It’s easy to see why. First and foremost, there is Russia’s role in getting Trump elected in the first place. But that’s hardly where it stops. There are also nebulous financial ties to Russian oligarchs, Trump’s admiration of Putin, and the many actions he has taken that seem to be playing right into Russia’s hands.