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Trump: ‘Great Honor’ to Be Praised by ‘Highly Respected’ Vladimir Putin

Will this bump his numbers up, too?

Russia’s strongman took time out from bumping off political adversaries, putting his muscle in Iran’s service, and annexing other countries’ territory to praise GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump as “an outstanding and talented personality.” 

A grateful Trump reacted: “It is always a great honor to be so nicely complimented by a man so highly respected within his own country and beyond.”

The Hill’s report is here.

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