Hume: I Think Trump Probably Has Been Too Soft on Putin
TRUMP: "Now, first of all, do you think Trump is being too soft on Putin?"
HUME: "Yeah, I think he probably is. Look, Vladimir Putin is a bad actor. Two prior presidents, two of Trump’s immediate predecessors tried to make common cause with him. It didn’t work in either case. I think Trump will eventually figure this out. But so far, I think he nurses this notion that he, by virtue of his personality and his way, will be able to stand shoulder to shoulder with Putin and to do business with him. Maybe he can. But I doubt it. I think he will figure it out before long."