Rep, Adam Schiff (D-CA) called for the Trump/Putin meeting to be called off because won’t stand up to Putin or put American interests first.
The last sentence of the final paragraph was especially brutal. In case you missed it, Rep. Schiff (D-CA) made it clear that he believes that Trump’s will not put the interests of the United States first when he meets with Putin. This means that the man who may soon be running the House Russia investigation doesn’t think that Trump has the best interests of the country in mind when he meets with an enemy of America.
Schiff and Rep. Ted Lieu are both correct. The Trump/Putin meeting should be called off, and there is no way in the world that Trump should be allowed to meet alone with Putin. It is not a matter of liking or disliking Trump. The Trump/Putin sit down is a grave national security concern. With no one else in the room, the American people will have no idea how Trump may have sold them out to Russia.
Adam Schiff was correct. Donald Trump lacks the basic courage and love of country that a president needs to challenge and stand up to a criminal like Putin. It is not a partisan issue. One can’t imagine Ronald Reagan holding secret meetings and refusing to criticize the USSR during the Cold War. Obama would have never met with Putin alone, and he would have canceled any summit after these indictments were handed down.
Trump isn’t a president. He is a low-level middle manager who works for Putin.
The members of Congress who are sounding the alarm aren’t exaggerating. Trump’s meeting with Putin is a national security problem, and the Amerian people must demand that this meeting not be held.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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