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USA Today’s Andelman: This Is Angela Merkel’s Chance ‘to Educate’ Trump on Russia
‘Merkel understands Putin better than any other Western leader’

EXCERPT:

ANDELMAN: "You have to understand Merkel's background. She was born in East Germany under the Stasi, under the east European communist rule. She grew up there. That's how she was raised before the two Germanys came together. Now when she gets in front of Donald Trump, this is her chance to educate him as to what that really means potentially for democracy, for the United States future in the world as a leader of the democratic world. And that's very vital. If Trump can sit there and listen to this, that's vitally important.”