[2/15/17] A Russian comedian has posted a phone conversation on his Facebook page he claims is with California Congresswoman Maxine Waters in which he poses as the prime minister of Ukraine.
And Waters falls for it — hard.
“I was surprised to hear that you called me,” Waters tells a man known as Vovan, “but I’m delighted to talk with you.”
The comedian, posing as Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, and Waters discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia and Donald Trump’s position on them.
He went on to tell Waters that he has “good relations with Ms. Clinton.”
“She doing fine,” Waters responded. “She has come out some. I think she did one or two speeches and she’s been tweeting a bit on her telephone.
“So she’s coming back, she’s going to be alright.”
Waters seemed to be confused repeatedly by geographical locations, including
The comedian informed Waters that Russians hackers affected elections in the African province of Limpopo.