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Is Trump afraid? Former CIA chiefs say US Prez being manipulated by Putin

I think Mr Trump is, for whatever reason, either intimidated by Mr Putin, afraid of what he could do:


Two former top US intelligence officials said on Sunday they fear President Donald Trump is being manipulated by Russian President Vladimir Putin, after Trump said he believed Putin was sincere in denying Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Former CIA Director John Brennan and ex-National Intelligence Director James Clapper both said Trump was mishandling Moscow ties even as a special counsel investigates possible collusion between Trump’s campaign team and Russia.  “I think Mr Trump is, for whatever reason, either intimidated by Mr Putin, ...

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First Published: Mon, November 13 2017. 09:06 IST