Pelosi claims Trump “kowtowed” to “thug” Putin “in a way that was humiliating to the United States”

Appearing on CNN, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi claimed former President Trump “kowtowed” to Putin “in a way that was humiliating to the United States.”

“The president…former president of the United States,” Pelosi said “for whatever reason, whether the Russians had personal, political or financial leverage over him, kowtowed catered to Putin in a way that was humiliating to the United States of America,” she continued. “And when, when Putin hears about some of the violations of the rights of his own people, he laughs.”

“This is a thug,” she continued. “This is a thug. But he is head of an important state in terms of the issues you raise. President should meet with him, and I think he’s going to meet a very different president than one who was at the mercy of Putin.”

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