Watch: John Oliver Wonders Why Trump Is So Nice To Russia

Oliver was curious about Trump's attitude

John Oliver hosted yet another episode of Last Week Tonight in the era of Donald Trump last night and the late night host was wondering about Trump’s attitude to Russia. Oliver used a segment to examine why the president appears to be so friendly to Russia yet so hostile to others.

“It’s a bit weird,” Oliver said. “You’ve been objectively nicer to Vladimir Putin than you have to Meryl Streep.” Trump attacked Streep for being ‘overrated’ after she criticized him publicly. By contrast, Trump has praised Russian President Vladimir Putin for his strength and once claimed he had ties to Russia, though he now denies this.

You can watch below.

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Darragh Roche is Senior Editor and Political News Writer.