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Wed Sep 19, 2018, 01:45 PM

In Secret Calls, Putin Cultivated Trump's Anger at the "Deep State"

Yet more evidence that Vladimir Putin has continued to ply President Trump with opposition to US intelligence and the so-called “deep state” during their conversations since President Trump entered the White House. Not surprising and yet stunning passage in this excerpt from Greg Miller’s new Trump book:

Trump’s admiration for the leader of Russia was inexplicable and never wavered after taking office. He praised the Russian leader, congratulated him, defended him, pursued meetings with him, and fought virtually any policy or punitive measure that might displease him.

A trained intelligence operative, Putin understood the power of playing to someone’s insecurities and ego. On cue, he reciprocated with frequent praise for the president he had sought to install in the White House.

In phone conversations with Trump, Putin would whisper conspiratorially, telling the U.S. president that it wasn’t their fault that they could not consummate the relationship that each had sought. Instead, Putin sought to reinforce Trump’s belief that he was being undermined by a secret government cabal, a bureaucratic “deep state.”

“It’s not us. We get it,” Putin would tell Trump, according to White House aides. “It’s the subordinates fighting against our friendship.”

Why do we think President Trump insisted on a private meeting with Putin in Helsinki, with no aides present?

https://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/in-secret-calls-putin-cultivated-trumps-anger-at-the-deep-state

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Response to FM123 (Original post)

Wed Sep 19, 2018, 01:49 PM

1. Putin told him to build a Shallow State to counteract the Deep State

..so Trump has. He has the finest, shallowest people in every possible position, including reverse cowboy.

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Wed Sep 19, 2018, 02:09 PM

2. Trump is an agent of a foreign government.

In addition to being an idiot asset of the Kremlin, he is spying for Russia, collecting secret intel from US agencies and revealing US operations to our long time foe, Putin.

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Wed Sep 19, 2018, 02:17 PM

3. Putin has to be laughing his are off..

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