Trump, credited with authoring The Art of the Deal, argued that his negotiation skills would easily end the conflict in a post on Truth Social. He maintained that the war "would never have happened" if President Joe Biden had not defeated him in 2020.
Trump Warns of "Nukes" in Russia-Ukraine War
In a Truth Social post, Trump warned that the Biden administration's plan to send 31 M1A1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine could lead to "nukes" from Russia. He claimed that ending the war, which is now in its 12th month, would be "easy." Republican Congressman Troy Nehls of Texas suggested that Trump could easily solve the conflict.
Ukraine and Russia Unwilling to Negotiate
Although Trump and some of his allies have argued that the conflict would easily end under his leadership, neither Ukraine nor Russia appears willing to negotiate. Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that negotiations between Russia and Ukraine were "now impossible." Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he is "not interested" in negotiating with Putin.