President Donald Trump met with Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Friday, and jokingly waggled his right index finger at the Russian president and scolded, “Dont meddle in the election” when a reporter asked if he planned to make that warning concerning the 2020 presidential election.
Trump appeared to be in high spirits as he posed for the cameras with Putin before their private, bilateral meeting, at one point referring to Putin by his first name.
“Its like the Academy Awards,” Trump quipped to Putin, a reference to the throng of photographers.
“Its a great honor to be with President Putin, he told reporters. “We have many things to discuss, including trade, and including some disarmament, a little protectionism, perhaps, in a very positive way,” he said.
“Weve had great meetings, we have had very very good relationship, and we look forward to spending some very good time together. A lot of very positive