Trump tears in to Biden for 'playing into Putin's hands'
11th March 2022

Trump tears in to Biden for ‘playing into Putin’s hands’, admits he ‘got along’ with the Kremlin strongman but calls Ukraine invasion ‘a crime against humanity’ in Hannity interview

  • Trump insists Ukraine invasion wouldn’t have happened under his administration
  • Ex-President of the United States spoke to Sean Hannity on FOX News talk show
  • He went on to say the problem with Russian President Putin is his ‘very big ego’

Former President Donald Trump has slammed Joe Biden for ‘playing into Putin’s hands’ in an interview with Sean Hannity.

Trump spoke to the talk host via phone call on the FOX News show, laying into his successor Biden while on the topic of the ongoing Ukraine Russia conflict.

Speaking to Sean Hannity on Thursday, Trump said: ‘I rebuilt our whole nuclear arsenal. Stronger, bigger and better than ever before.

‘It’s better and bigger than Russia. He should say we are a nuclear nation, we don’t want war and we don’t want to wipe out Russia. 

‘This is the way he should be talking, he isn’t talking about our nuclear capability.

‘Instead, he keeps saying that they are a nuclear nation, we don’t want war. 

‘He is playing right into Putin’s hands when he does that.’

Former President Donald Trump has slammed Joe Biden for ‘playing into Putin’s hands’ in an interview with Sean Hannity (pictured) Trump spoke to the talk host via phone call on the FOX News show, laying into his successor Biden while on the topic of the ongoing Ukraine Russia conflict

Talk host Hannity also asked Trump if he views people like Putin as enemies that he needed to keep closer to him, to which the ex-President responded: ‘I got along with these people well.

‘That doesn’t mean they are good people.

‘It doesn’t mean anything other than the fact I understood them and perhaps they understood me. Maybe they understood me even better, that’s OK, because they knew there’d be a big penalty.’

Trump added that the Russian invasion of Ukraine ‘truly is a crime against humanity’ which ‘has to end soon’.

‘The problem with Putin is he’s got a very big ego,’ he explained.

Trump said that Biden, pictured in February at the White House, should say that the US is a ‘nuclear nation’ and that ‘we don’t want war and we don’t want to wipe out Russia’, instead talking about America’s ‘nuclear capability’

‘If he ends now, it’s going to look like a big loss for him, even if he takes a little extra territory.

When asked if he believed Putin to be evil, Trump kept his response vague: ‘When you look, this doesn’t seem to be the same Putin I was dealing with.

‘My reaction is that it’s so sad because it would have never happened if we would have had the Trump administration.

‘I know him well, and this wasn’t something that was going to happen at all.

‘A lot of things are changing. This doesn’t seem to be the same Putin that I was dealing with, but I tell you he wouldn’t have changed if I were dealing with him.’

‘I understood them and they understood me,’ Trump added. 

‘Nobody was ever tough on Russia like I was. Putin will tell you.’

When asked if he believed Putin to be evil, Trump kept his response vague: ‘When you look, this doesn’t seem to be the same Putin I was dealing with’ (Putin pictured in Moscow, Russia in February)

The 75-year-old former President said Putin is in a ‘a lot of trouble right now’ and ‘in a bad corner’, and that he believes the Russian President wishes he hadn’t started ‘this mess’.

‘This is turning into a disaster,’ Trump said. 

‘Putin is having a lot of trouble right now because he thought this was gonna be a 48-hour deal, and Ukrainians are good fighters.’  

He also touched on inflation that Americans are facing at the gas stations, as well as Kamala Harris who he described as a ‘madwoman’ after she was slammed for laughing in response to a question about Ukranian refugees.*******

Trump said: ‘You could really reduce inflation fairly rapidly if you could solve the energy problem.

‘Normal, beautiful, midwestern states are paying four or five dollars [a gallon] … it’s gonna be a shock like this country hasn’t had in a long time.’ 

On Vice President Harris, Trump said: ‘I just watched the Vice President laughing about the horrible situation with immigration.’ 

Kamala Harris (left) has been slammed for laughing off questions about the refugee crisis resulting from the Russian attack on Ukraine. At the press conference in Warsaw on Thursday, stood next to Polish President Andrzej Duda (pictured right), she dodged inquiries on why a deal for sending fighter jets to Kyiv fell through

Kamala Harris has been slammed for laughing off questions about the refugee crisis resulting from the Russian attack on Ukraine.

At the press conference in Warsaw on Thursday, stood next to Polish President Andrzej Duda, she dodged inquiries on why a deal for sending fighter jets to Kyiv fell through. 

When asked about the issue of refugees, Harris looked at Polish President Duda like she expected him to respond first, then cackled through her comment: ‘A friend in need is a friend indeed.’

The vice president’s now commonplace laughter at inappropriate moments with world leaders was met with widespread criticism.

‘It was almost like the laugh of a madwoman, to be laughing about that… it’s a sad situation. We have people in there that are grossly incompetent.’

‘I think we’re gonna have a tremendous victory in the House,” Trump said of his thoughts for the rest of 2022 and 2024, when he will be standing for Presidency once again.

‘I think a lot of people are going to be very happy in 2024.’ 

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