donald trumpgoes away Britney Grineraccusing the “potentially spoiled” WNBA star of going to Moscow “laden with drugs,” and burying the idea of trading BG for a Russian arms dealer…all in a new interview.
Trump, 76, recently appeared on the “Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Show” where he was asked about the detention of Griner, 31, in Russia.
“She walked in there loaded with drugs in hostile territory where they’re very vigilant about drugs. They don’t like drugs and she got caught,” Trump said.
“And, now, we’re supposed to get her out, and she’s making, you know, a lot of money, I guess. We’re supposed to get her out for an absolute killer and one of the biggest arms dealers in the world … Killed a lot of Americans. Killed a lot of people.
“Drug-laden” is not exactly consistent with known information. grinning, in court, admitted to accidentally bringing marijuana that she says is prescribed by a doctor to the United States to help deal with pain from old hoop injuries, instead of taking strong painkillers.
“It sure doesn’t sound like a very good job, does it? He’s absolutely one of the worst in the world and he’s going to be released because a potentially spoiled person walks into Russia loaded with drugs,” he said. said Trump. Travis and Sacristan.
Trump refers to convicted arms dealer Victor Bout — known as the “Death Merchant” — whom the United States reportedly considered trading for Griner.
Not everyone is against trade.
Last week, we talked US Congressman Colin Allred — who, like Griner, was an athlete at Baylor U. — and he told us it was up to the Russians to make the deal.
“The ball is all in the Russians’ court. I think we made them a very good offer based on what we know what they want,” Allred said.
The congressman didn’t go into specifics of the deal…he didn’t mention Bout’s name either.
grinning at been detained near Moscow since late February … when Russian officials found hash oil in his bag. She has pleaded guilty and is awaiting sentencing. Brittney faces up to 10 years in prison…unless there’s a prisoner swap.