The result is without obvious parallel in U.S. history, a situation in which the personal insecurities of the president — and his refusal to accept what even many in his administration regard as objective reality — have impaired the government’s response to a national security threat. The repercussions radiate across the government. [Washington Post]
PRESIDENT TRUMP is afraid of facts. His biggest terror would be to admit Russia attempted to sabotage our democratic republic in the 2016 election.
The national security apparatus of the federal government works overtime to keep from angering the American president, which could happen anytime Russia’s espionage and election meddling are mentioned.
There is evidence, according to reports, that Russia’s social media efforts extend to this past Tuesday’s Alabama Senate race.
Yet, President Trump does nothing.
Take time to read the report in the Washington Post.
Maybe it will wake Senator Graham from his stupor.
Trump has never convened a Cabinet-level meeting on Russian interference or what to do about it, administration officials said. Although the issue has been discussed at lower levels at the National Security Council, one former high-ranking Trump administration official said there is an unspoken understanding within the NSC that to raise the matter is to acknowledge its validity, which the president would see as an affront. [Washington Post]
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