No one with a strong spidey sense has ever viewed Donald Trump or Vladimir Putin as being particularly honest men. In fact PolitiFact only rated four percent of Trump’s statements during the campaign as being fully true, and Putin is an ex-KGB spy who lies for a living. But what’s remarkable is that they can’t seem to coordinate their lies when it comes to things such as whether or not they’ve met each other.
Here’s Vladimir Putin’s quote from today: “I don’t know Mr. Trump. I have never met him.” source: National Review
And here’s Donald Trump’s quote from 2015 on whether he’s met Putin: “Yes, a long time ago. We got along great, by the way.” source: audio tape of Trump on radio interview
It’s almost as if these two Keystone Komrades know the gig is up and aren’t even trying anymore.
Bill Palmer is the publisher of the political news outlet Palmer Report