TRUMP PAYS HOMAGE TO PUTIN IN FINLAND 07/17/2018 Bryan Kavanagh Mandatory Credit: Photo by ANATOLY MALTSEV/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock (9762785o)Donald J. Trump and Vladimir PutinRussia US Summit in Helsinki, Finland – 16 Jul 2018US President Donald J. Trump (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shake hands during a joint press conference in the Hall of State at Presidential Palace following their summit talks, in Helsinki, Finland, 16 July 2018. Of course Putin tried to influence the US to elect Donald Trump! Why the shock? The US has intervened many times in foreign countries’ elections. Isn’t that at least partly the reason spooks exist?