A reminder that Eric Metaxas interviewed and strongly defended Maria Butina who told Alexander Torshin the night Trump was elected: "It's 3 am here. I am ready for further orders." She slept with Paul Erickson and Patrick Byrne. Trump called on her for a question July 11, 2015.
(mobile.twitter.com/AndyRowell/sta…) (mobile.twitter.com/AndyRowell/sta…) (mobile.twitter.com/wthrockmorton/…)
Butina was deported to Russia today.
Maria Butina and Alexander Torshin attended the 2017 prayer breakfast. Doug Burleigh, featured in the Netflix documentary "The Family," seems to be the main Fellowship contact with Russians.
Rep. Bob Aderholt (R-Ala.) is another.
(mobile.twitter.com/jtlarsen/statu…) The other main contact between American evangelicals and Putin is Franklin Graham. He met with Putin alone in Nov or Dec 2015:
and made another trip in March 2019 and met with Vyacheslav Volodin:
Franklin Graham has liked Donald Trump since 2011!
"the more you listen to him, the more you say to yourself, you know, maybe this guy's right."
"So, he might be your candidate of choice?" Amanpour asked.
"Sure, yes," Graham responded. (abcnews.go.com/Politics/frank…)