President Trump should not be rewarding Russia while it continues to flaunt international laws and norms, promote aggression against its neighbors, and attempt to interfere in the free elections of democracies, including our own.
This is a complicated issue not subject to the sort of a meat-ax approach, which we think the President has taken and an issue that could, in fact, start a trade war, which will be bad for consumers, bad for employees, and bad for employers.
Ever since President Harry Truman took the bold step of making America the first nation to recognize the State of Israel in 1948, Democrats have worked to ensure Israel’s security and to maintain the unbreakable bond between the Jewish state and the United States.
The Senate Intelligence Committee got it right in validating the intelligence agencies’ conclusions last year that the Russian government sought to help the Trump campaign and hurt the Clinton campaign.
While I welcome these developments that hold the potential to bring an end to more than six decades of conflict on the Korean peninsula, I urge caution as we continue to gauge whether the Kim regime is serious about rapprochement.