“We are now the largest energy producer in the world, bigger than Soviet Union, formerly…
Remember the Soviet Union when it was all together, the Soviet Union, when it was all together before they decided, we got to call ourselves Russia.
That was always their dream, to be the biggest in the world. Then it became Russia, and you know what they’ve done a good job with energy, and so has Saudi Arabia done a good job with energy, but we’re now bigger than Russia.
We are now bigger than Saudi Arabia by far and I withdrew our country from the job-killing, very expensive Paris climate accord.”
Trump, who isn’t exactly unfamiliar with Russia, seems to think that Soviet Union consisted solely of the country that we now know as Russia and not the collective union of the countries that we now call Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania. To be honest we’d be surprised if Trump has heard of half of those countries.
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