Russian President Vladimir Putin followed up a warm letter to Donald Trump with a more terse message for U.S. Democrats Friday: Don’t blame me for your November drubbing.
President-elect Trump on Friday released the Dec. 15 note from Putin, who Democrats blame for tilting the election Trump won against Hillary Clinton, and called it a “very nice letter.”
In it, Putin wished Trump “warmest Christmas” greetings and expressed hope that Trump would “bring our level of collaboration on the international scene to a qualitatively new level” . . .
But Putin, in a year-ending address from Moscow Friday, had a different message for Democrats as he offered his analysis of the American political scene.
“Democrats are losing on every front and looking for people to blame everywhere,” he said. “They need to learn to lose with dignity. (Read more from “PUTIN THE PUNDIT: Tells Dems Why They Lost, Reaches out to Trump” HERE)