The Marine Biden, and Trump, Left in Russia
Donald Trump said he refused a prisoner swap deal that would have traded Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout for ex-U.S. Marine Paul Whelan. But in 2019, Trump helped free rapper A$AP Rocky from Sweden.
Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, visited Russia often for business and pleasure. He also supported President Donald Trump. On election night in 2016, on Russia’s equivalent of Facebook, Whelan wrote, in misspelled Russian, “Onward, President Trump.” And on inauguration day, he wrote, “God save President Trump.”
But the former president said on Sunday t…