‘Don’t fall asleep in the meeting and give Putin my warmest regards’: Trump offers pithy advice to Biden ahead of his meeting with Russian president next week, and claims his own summit was a WIN
Biden is on an eight-day swing through Europe and is due to meet the Russian president in Geneva on WednesdayTrump met Putin in Helsinki in 2018, triggering a storm of criticism after accepting the Russian president’s election interference denialsEven so, Trump offered Biden the benefit of his experience ‘The United States won much, including the respect of President Putin and Russia,’ he claimedAnd he advised Biden not to fall asleep in the meeting
Former President Trump wished President Biden luck when he meets Russian President Vladimir Putin next week, claiming his own Helsinki summit had delivered a win for America.
‘Good luck to Biden in dealing with President Putin—don’t fall asleep during the meeting, and please give him my warmest regards,’ Trump said in an emailed statement.
During the election campaign, Trump dubbed his rival ‘Sleepy Joe.’
Biden spent his first full day on a European tour meeting British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday.
He is due to spend the next week meeting world leaders before sitting down with Putin on Wednesday in Geneva, Switzerland.
In a cheeky message, former President Donald Trump offered President Biden the benefit of his wisdom after meeting President Putin in 2018. ‘Don’t fall asleep during the meeting, and please give him my warmest regards,’ he said.
Trump was roundly condemned for accepting Putin’s denials of election interference. US intelligence agencies believed the Kremlin worked to tilt the election in Trump’s favor as the least threatening candidate to their interests
Biden is on an eight-day swing through Europe and is due to meet Putin in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday after meeting G7, NATO and European Union leaders
White House officials have not yet said whether the two leaders will hold a joint press conference.
In 2018, Trump told reporters he accepted Putin’s denial his country interered in the 2016 election, sending officials into damage limitation mode.