Trump Sides With Russia Over Possible Swap Of Brittney Griner & Paul Whelan For Notorious Arms Dealer

Donald Trump, speaking on the Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Show, made clear his opposition to recent prisoner exchange talks that may or may not be underway between the U.S. and Russia involving WNBA star and former Marine Paul Whelan for Viktor Bout – a convicted Russian arms trafficker who has been accused of selling weapons to Al Qaeda and the Taliban.

Siding With Russia? No Surprise There

Trump's admiration for Vladimir was on display throughout his presidential term and continued until recently when he described Putin's aggression toward Ukraine as “genius” and “very savvy.” Trump said that the Russian military was “gonna keep peace all right” under Putin's leadership whom he called “a tough cookie” with “great charm.”

Though Trump seems to believe that Brittney Griner is a spoiled brat who went to …

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