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Trump's strange relationship with Putin back in spotlight

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump is setting up another obliteration of American norms by pushing his Miami golf resort as the venue for the next G7 and proposing an invitation to Russia.If Trump as summit host ignores the substantive opposition to his plans, he will deliver a bold repudiation of political establishments at home and in the West months before he asks his voters to mobilize in huge numbers to hand him a second term.In arguing Russia's cause, the President is yet again indulging his bizarre and unexplained deference to Russian President Vladimir Putin, who appears devoted to undermining the democratic values the G7 represents.By bringing the G7 entourage to Doral, Trump would trample ethics concerns and even the Constitut ...