Tapper to Hayden: You’re Implying Trump’s a Useful Idiot

Hyden: ‘I am not’


HYDEN: “I don’t know that I would go that far but I understand why Michael said it. There is a phrase in Russian espionage lore about useful idiots. I mean, people who don’t know what they’re doing but do things that seem to fit what the Russians would like them to do.”
TAPPER: “Are you calling Donald Trump a useful idiot?”
HYDEN: “I am not.”

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