Originally produced on Nov. 14, 2016 for Mauldin Economics, LLC
The U.S. presidential campaign contained a constant undertone of Russia and President Vladimir Putin. Putin said nice things about Donald Trump, and Trump about Putin. In fact, there is a small faction of Trump supporters that admires Putin for being a strong leader and for his position on gay rights and other matters. They do not see him as a former communist, but rather as a defender of Western civilization.
The U.S. also claimed that Russian intelligence tried to facilitate Trump’s election by hacking the emails of the Democratic National …read more
Source: Geopolitical Futures