Former US secretary of state and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has once again accused President Donald Trump of being a “puppet” for Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Clinton, who ran against Trump in the 2016 presidential election, shared a video on Monday from a presidential debate in which she suggested Trump, the then-Republican Party’s nominee for president, was Moscow’s puppet.
“Like I said: A puppet,” Clinton wrote on Twitter, amplifying a video of an October 2016 debate between her and Trump.
Trump in the debate said Putin “has no respect for this person,” pointing at Clinton.
“Well that’s because he’d rather have a puppet as president,” Clinton responded.
“No puppet. No puppet,” Trump interjected. “You’re the puppet.”
Clinton argued at the debate that Trump refused to acknowledge Russia’s alleged cyber attacks on the US, and that Trump shared a number of Putin’s interests.
“You continue to…