RALLY/UKRAINE/VLADIMIR PUTIN: “Donald Trump on Monday night [February 20, 2023] touted his great relationship with Russian autocrat Vladimir Putin and defended his past assertion that he trusted the foreign leader over his own intelligence community.

‘Putin never, ever would have gone into Ukraine if I were president,’ Trump told supporters at a Florida rally. ‘I actually had a very good relationship’ with Putin.”

-Asawin Suebsaeng, “Trump Defends Putin as Biden Visits War-Torn Ukraine,” rollingstone.com, February 20, 2023