Ponnuru: Time to stop saying Republicans back Putin | Opinion

Ramesh Ponnuru

Republicans are becoming “the party of Putin,” says Alexander Vindman, the former national-security official who helped bring about the first impeachment of then-President Donald Trump. Bill Maher has been describing the party that way for years. Washington Post columnist Max Boot wrote in 2019 that GOP “might as well stand for ‘Gang of Putin.’ ”