Vladimir Putin Praises Donald Trump, Says United States’ Political System Is Eating Itself

"I have no disappointment at all," the Russian leader said when asked about the U.S. president.

  • Published
Image via Ververidis Vasilis / Shutterstock.com

This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin lavished praise on President Donald Trump, but added that he was sorely disappointed with the U.S. political system, saying that it has been “eating itself up.” Speaking in a series of interviews with Russian state television which were included in a documentary released Wednesday, Putin described Trump as a great communicator. “I have no disappointment at all,” Putin said when asked about the U.S. president. “Moreover, on a…

Read at AP News