The Republican senator went on Fox News to accuse Democrats of hypocrisy—as opposed to the other way around.
Russia has been courting the Taliban at least since 2014 with money and weapons, ostensibly to fight ISIS, certainly to undermine the American effort in Afghanistan.
Most important to Putin and his cronies is their desire to share in the pillaged wealth of post-Soviet Russia, and their hatred of anyone who would hold them accountable.
“You’re making a mountain out of a molehill here,” said Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI).
This is a man helped into office by our enemies, who chose to put those enemies before his country. Selling us out, putting us at risk and sacrificing our lives is what he does.
Democratic leaders said they are still waiting for a briefing from intelligence officials and were not given “new, substantive information.”
Trump doesn’t like intel outside his comfort zone, and officials are reluctant to push information in person that he’ll resist. The chance he’ll read the briefs? “Basically zero.”