The President of Russia Vladimir Putin believes that he can manipulate the President of the United States Donald trump. This June 19, told reporters Putin’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the statements of the former US presidential Advisor for national security John Bolton, said the Agency RBC.
“He did not believe U.S. counterpart as such. Putin can’t play the trump, like a violin,” – said Peskov.
What Putin thinks of trump, he repeatedly said in his interviews, said the press Secretary of the Russian President.
Lenta.ru reminded that trump and Putin in total met six times, but full-fledged negotiations between them was only once – in July 2018 in Helsinki.
18 Jun Bolton gave an interview to the American TV channel ABC News. According to a former adviser to trump, Putin believes that he can play at the current American President like a violin, and not perceived as a serious opponent. Bolton said that the leaders of Russia, China and North Korea have always sought to hold meetings with trump one by one, without advisers to flatter the President of the United States and manipulate them.
Bolton spoke to reporters a few days before the release of his book, The Room Where It Happened (“the Room where it happened”) – its release is scheduled for June 23. In the book, Bolton has described 17 months in the White house. Publisher Simon & Schuster said on June 10 that before the release of the book the author within a few months, together with the Council of national security of the United States made changes to it.
16 Jun administration, trump filed a lawsuit against Bolton, demanding to prohibit the printing of his memoirs. The U.S. President threatened the former adviser a”very serious criminal problems” if the book will still be published.
Bolton was an Advisor to the US President on national security from April 2018 to September 2019. According to trump, the reason for the resignation was admitted Bolton “very big mistakes” and inability to find a common language with colleagues in the administration.