Trump called Putin “a tough nut”

Trump called Putin “a tough nut”

WASHINGTON, March 19 — RIA Novosti. The US President Donald trump called Russian President Vladimir Putin “tough nut”.

Trump in a Fox News interview asked in two words to describe various people, politicians and entertainers. In particular, he was asked how he would describe Putin.

I don’t know him, but he’s definitely a tough nut to crack. I don’t know what he’s doing for Russia, but at some point we unemloyed Trepresent USA

In the original he used the American idiom tough cookie, literally “hard cookies”.