Donald Trump said on Friday that President Barack Obama was being “outplayed” by Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose op-ed piece in The New York Times earlier this week was “just amazing.”
“We have a president that’s not looking very good,” the billionaire businessman told CNN. “It’s making us look very bad as a country – and, certainly, he’s looking very bad.”
Putin’s op-ed piece, published on Wednesday, was effective because “he said so much – and he said it in very nice way, but it wasn’t very nice at all,” Trump said. “It was tough. It was about as tough as you’re going to get. And Obama’s having a very tough time competing.
“The letter was very well-crafted,” he added. “This was about as well-crafted as you could’ve imagined. I don’t know if he wrote it, but it certainly was his thoughts. It covered so much territory.”
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