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'Dumbfounded' diplomats say Trump's comments about embassy cuts 'make him Putin's patsy'

Trump thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin last week for saving the US money by cutting the US' embassy staff in Moscow. Career diplomats and foreign policy experts were left "dumbfounded" by the comments, which they said sent "precisely the wrong message" to Russia. Many noted that Trump's comments align with his consistent refusal to criticize the Russian president.
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