Trump Praises Russian President Putin On Twitter

Yet again, Donald Trump has publicly praised Russian President Vladimir Putin, going so far as to praise the Russian president for not expelling American diplomats in Russia in response to President Barack Obama’s sanctions. “Great move on delay (by V. Putin),” Trump tweeted. “I always knew he was very smart!”

It was initially thought that Putin would react in kind to the sanctions, but yesterday announced he would hold a “wait and see” position until after January 20th when Trump takes the oath of office.

Not only did the Trumpster post the tweet, but he’s pinned the tweet to the top of his feed, clearly meaning to make quite the statement.

The Twitterverse reacts:

And then, this from CNN Senior White House Correspondent Jim Acosta: