Documents show Kremlin's plot to put Trump in White House
The papers, signed by Putin, show plans to help Trump as much as possible to win the 2016 elections for the benefit of Russia.
Leaked Kremlin documents obtained by The Guardian reveal that Vladimir Putin personally authorized a secret spy agency to support a "mentally unstable" Donald Trump in the 2016 election.
The papers suggest that the key meeting took place on January 22, 2016, where Putin and his spy chiefs and senior ministers agreed that Trump in the White House would help secure Moscow's strategic objectives. Among these were "social turmoil" in the US and the weakening of the American president's negotiating position.
The three spy agencies were ordered to find ways to support Trump in a decree that has Putin's signature on it.
The report, labeled "No 32-04 \ vd" says Trump is the "most promising candidate" from Putin's point of view. It also includes a psychological assessment of Trump, who is described as an “impulsive, mentally unstable and unbalanced individual who suffers from an inferiority complex.”
“It is acutely necessary to use all possible force to facilitate his election to the post of US president,” the paper says, in the hopes that it would lead to the destabilization of the US sociopolitical system.
The Guardian showed the documents to independent experts who verified them as genuine.
The Kremlin dismissed the report, with Putin's press secretary calling the idea that this happened "a great pulp fiction."