The Kremlin believes that if Donald Trump regains the White House he could dump US backing for Kyiv and weaken resolve against Russia ’s invasion. Image: SPUTNIK/AFP via Getty Images) SPUTNIK/AFP via Getty Images)“Putin thinks he has time. I think if you’re Putin you are basically gambling that Donald Trump wins the next election. Trump was spotted heading to Trump Tower after spending the day at his Bedminster golf club in New Jersey on Monday, September 4, where he had welcomed members of the Bikers for Trump group. Taking to his Truth Social platform, he said: "A very large group of 'Bikers for Trump' just left Bedminster.