McConnell’s pulling of the Obamacare replacement bill means that McCain’s power within the Senate to be the main Trump Opposition is faili
The time is now for Trump to use whatever leverage he can muster against McCain and marginalize the neocon wing of the GOP so that he can ride a RINO-proof majority into the 2nd half of his first term.
… Kurt Volker is one of the worst possible choices for this appointment, unless the plan is to accelerate the end of the standoff between
My worries over Trump’s speech in Poland have come for naught. And I’m happy to see them dissipate. Putin was asked directly about Nordstream 2 and he reiterated the basic truth. He welcomes competition in the European gas market but knows Russia and Gazprom have an enormous cost advantage and therefore are not worried.
And Trump now has the temerity to dress Russia down for standing in the way of this progress that heretofore he was a critic of?
The U.S. cannot hold onto both Turkey as a NATO member and have the Kurds do its dirty work with the end goal being to partition Syria while the U.S. builds military bases to threaten Iraq, Iran and Russia.
French President Emmanuel Macron’s statement yesterday changes the game in Syria. Until yesterday France had been the most vocal supporter of U.S. regime change policy