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Trump doubles down on meetings with despots — and it's rocking the US government to its core

By Business Insider

Experts who formerly held top posts within the intelligence community have begun to form a consensus view that Russia has some leverage over Trump, and are rationalizing his behavior of that as a tRead full story

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  • Trump wants to hold Putin and Kim summits again, and it could be exactly the same as it was the first time.

    The only difference would be that you're used to it now.

  • Trump craves the feeling of solidarity with those he sees as “fellow winners” - no surprise he enjoys hanging out with dictators and strongmen.

  • Anybody who ever had to be responsible for running a business completely gets where trump is coming from.

  • The most unfortunate part of following Trump antics is the base population that voted him in are not interested in the reality of poor leadership or the lack of responsibility in cow-towing to whims (theirs’). This is almost classically the King’s New Clothes but offered as the Dark OverLord Who Dances with Absurdities.

  • US president calls soccer “football”

    ...planet caves in on fire.

  • He is cozying up to the worst state actors as of late, Russia, and North Korea have carried out assignations domestically and on foreign soil, agitated and threatened established borders, tortured and jailed their own citizens. They aren’t on the level and the fact Trump continues to push the them and their government over out traditional allies is puzzling. It isn’t troubling he is meeting with them but that he prefers them to people who want to keep the global western centric world together. One

    He is cozying up to the worst state actors as of late, Russia, and North Korea have carried out assignations domestically and on foreign soil, agitated and threatened established borders, tortured and jailed their own citizens. They aren’t on the level and the fact Trump continues to push the them and their government over out traditional allies is puzzling. It isn’t troubling he is meeting with them but that he prefers them to people who want to keep the global western centric world together. One based on rule of law, checks on powers, open and free elections, equal rights and protections the foundation of good governance, it’s all troubling.

  • It’s very apparent Trump is winging it when it comes to foreign policy.

  • Q: "What is the US and the rest of the world getting out of this?"

    A: Hopefully, we are getting a good wake-up call about just how terrible politics can get when the population chooses to fracture and disengage.

  • Businesses and business leaders have to focus on what they can control. Trump’s actions are not among them. Resist the daily distractions!

  • Trump is trying to learn how to become the next dictator of the United’s State of America. He is trying to set this up so Barron take is place next year.

  • Beyond buzz, these summits are providing very little in the way of value to America and its citizens.

  • Cyber security timeline

    - Pres has been briefed on Russian cyber threats since January 2017

    - Russians hacked our power grid as stated by an executive branch report in March 2018

    - pres eliminates cyber security coordinator in May 2018

    - pres argues in favor of accepting Putin’s ‘powerful’ denial of Russian hacking in July 2018

    That’s a troubling timeline

  • I So Tired of These “Supposedly Super Patriots” Blatantly Lying to Gullible Americans & The Media that are “Supposedly, Enemies of The USA” This Reality Show is Real & Dangerous! They see what they want to see. They have No Sense of “Critical Thinking” just Believe whatever trumpkkk the “TRAITOR “ says & if President Obama had said & done not even half of what this Traitor in Chief have said & done he would have been impeached by The GOP, The Dems. & The Media & The Public! But this Traitor can stand

    I So Tired of These “Supposedly Super Patriots” Blatantly Lying to Gullible Americans & The Media that are “Supposedly, Enemies of The USA” This Reality Show is Real & Dangerous! They see what they want to see. They have No Sense of “Critical Thinking” just Believe whatever trumpkkk the “TRAITOR “ says & if President Obama had said & done not even half of what this Traitor in Chief have said & done he would have been impeached by The GOP, The Dems. & The Media & The Public! But this Traitor can stand on Foreign Soil & Throw The USA to Putin in Front of The World & The USA,GOP, Media, Public allows that one word “ Wouldn’t” Erases All the Previous Statements he said? The Media interviews some of This Traitor’s supporters & These Supposedly “Super Patriots” Don’t Believe Their Lying Eyes & Ears & made Excuses for This “Traitor” WHEN? Will The People(Majority Whites) Believe that this “ Traitor “ is NOT” working in the Best Interest of These United States Of America! I’m willing to Bet When Putin comes to The USA in the Fall, The Traitor in Chief entertains him in The Oval Office & Putin Openly Gloats of his Success of Controlling The Traitor in Chief! & Probably Sits in the Oval Office Chair & have HIS Photographers Only take a Picture!WATCH!!!

  • No alternative to conversation;what is the proposal of left?..wait for results before critizicing,give time,Obama had 8 years of failures...

  • I’m more curious as to why the previous administration knew about Russian cyber probes into our elections yet they issued a stand down order in retaliatory measures; plus lied to the country on national tv about it?

  • I think there still is some sort of coverup on the democrat side, to many unanswered questions.

  • Let the man do his job he was elected to do. He”s not a politician and can’t be controlled and it scares the devil out of the left

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