Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov commented on the assumption of the former head of the CIA that Russian leader Vladimir Putin could intimidate the President of the United States Donald trump. His words on Monday, November 13, the correspondent “”.
“This is an incorrect assumption” — said Peskov.
Earlier, the former head of the CIA John Brennan in the TV channel CNN stated that “in regard to the Russian trump moves either naivete or ignorance or fear.” He also suggested that the President of the United States “for some reason” could be “intimidated” by Vladimir Putin.
While Brennan did not substantiate his thesis, but noted that trump allows Putin to avoid answering for their alleged Moscow’s intervention in the US presidential election in 2016. Thus the former head of CIA commented on trump’s statements following the meeting with Putin at the APEC summit in the Vietnamese da Nang.
The leaders spoke up on November 11. Then trump told the American journalists, asked Putin about Moscow’s intervention in the American elections. According to him, Putin once again denied any influence of the Russian side and was offended by such accusations.