The former CBS news anchor told CNN’s Anderson Cooper that Trump’s conduct while meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, was “deeply strange, at least borderline bizarre.”
Rather also criticized Trump’s praise at the summit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for doing a “spectacular job” and his tweeted offer to meet North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un at the Korean Peninsula’s demilitarized zone for a handshake.
“History is watching through all this,” Rather warned, later adding: “The president is praising almost any autocrat he can find.”
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“History is watching through all this,” @DanRather says after President Trump praised Saudi Crown Prince bin Salman after cozying up to Putin and saying he’d meet Kim Jong Un.“The President is praising almost any autocrat he can find.” https://t.co/jEcW69fVBd pic.twitter.com/xdRpFgzSnt
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