'Never met anybody smarter': Trump gushes over Kim and Putin

'Never met anybody smarter': Trump gushes over Kim and Putin
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Former President Donald Trump rhapsodized over the authoritarian leaders of two of the United States' biggest foreign adversaries during his appearance on Tuesday's edition of Tucker Carlson Tonight.

"Never met anybody smarter. How smart is Kim Jong-Un? Top of the line," Trump said of the North Korean dictator.

"You know, people say, 'oh, this and that.' Really smart. You know when you come out and as a young man at twenty-four, twenty-three, even though he sort of inherits it, most people, when they inherit, they lose it. And that's easy stuff," Trump continued. "He took over a country of very smart people, very, very energetic people, very tough people at a very young age, and he has total dominant control. That's not easy."

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Trump then heaped praise onto Russian President Vladimir Putin. As he has in the past, Trump implied that he is rooting for Russia in its genocidal war against Ukraine and insinuated that President Joe Biden's materiel support for Ukraine is inconveniencing Putin.

"These are, these are very smart – Putin – very smart. Now he's had, and, and probably a bad year. Don't forget that whole thing is not – if he took over all of Ukraine – and what are we gonna do? Cuz Biden is so committed to Ukraine. What happens if it's a not-winnable war?" Trump asked rhetorically. "You know, there are people that say Ukraine cannot win, can't beat Russia."

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