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    Only 'Fools Would Think' Having Good Ties With Russia Bad Thing for US Trump

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    The people who believe that it would be bad for the United States to have good relations with Russia are "stupid," US President-elect Donald Trump said Saturday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Trump has repeatedly signaled willingness to normalize US relations with Russia after they had deteriorated under President Barack Obama.

    "Having a good relationship with Russia is a good thing, not a bad thing. Only ‘stupid’ people, or fools, would think that it is bad! We have enough problems around the world without yet another one," Trump said via Twitter on Saturday.

    He added that after his inauguration on January 20, the US and Russia will try to join efforts to solve global issues.

    "When I am President, Russia will respect us far more than they do now and both countries will, perhaps, work together to solve some of the many great and pressing problems and issues of the WORLD!"


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      Excellent tweets from Trump. I make an exception for the public and I think he does too. The remark is for people like Obama and McCain and the others who should and most likely do know better.
    • ewt2020
      An era of peace and goodwill is close to being a reality. Trump and Putin have many enemies who wish the opposite for the world, it is the people who must support them, we are many.
    • Drain the swamp
      Trumpo is the best !!
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      Typically Trump puts his foot in his mouth with his mindless un thought turds but this time he nailed it....truthfully I doubt he said it, likely one of his 20 plus tweeters did it for him as I have never seen him with a smart phone or any type of computer....just saying.
    • Drain the swampin reply tononyank(Show commentHide comment)
      nonyank, still butt hurt, then remove that tin foil butt plug !!
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      Darrell R
      I am glad he is continuing to take a stand on this. Long term peace, stability and prosperity in the world will not happen when leaders in Washington show nothing but desire to be enemies with the most powerful nations of the world. The media likes to descend on any controversial statements Trump makes, but when he makes sense they ignore most of it. The one comfort in all this Russian hating rhetoric, our president elect is continuing to be the voice of reason that counters this madness.
    • avatar
      Just a thought, if all the USA military were brought home from overseas, maybe they could all stand shoulder to shoulder and be the border wall. That way they could be protecting their country without causing needless death and destruction where they are not wanted.
    • avatar
      The Democrats don't want to admit it, but they are the true war mongers. The neocons were planted within the GOP. McCain has been known for many years as a RINO and constant obstruction to the GOP agenda.

      And look who the SPLC calls a hate group. Most are not hate groups, but conservative or Christian or southern. SPLC is the same force that hates Russia for its rich and distinct culture.
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      double bonus
      [The people who believe that it would be bad for the United States
      to have good relations with Russia are "stupid," US President-elect
      Donald Trump said Saturday.]

      Awesome summary of Trump's tweets!
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