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'You understand': Trump reportedly played hardball with Putin — but only for the cameras

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According to a new book by former White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, former President Donald Trump told Vladimir Putin he had to act tough next to the Russian president - but only in public. “OK, I’m going to act a little tougher with you for a few minutes,” Grisham claims she heard Trump tell Putin in 2019. “But it’s for the cameras, and after they leave, we’ll talk. You understand.”