June, 2001: Press Conference by President Bush and Russian Federation President Putin
Q: is this a man that Americans can trust?
PRESIDENT BUSH: Yes. … I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straightforward and trustworthy. We had a very good dialogue. I was able to get a sense of his soul; a man deeply committed to his country and the best interests of his country. And I appreciated so very much the frank dialogue.
March, 2003: According to recently released documents
The Russian government provided Saddam Hussein with intelligence on U.S. military movements and plans during the opening days of the war in 2003, according to a Pentagon report released Friday.
Add "soul-reader" to the list of things the President isn't.