5 thoughts on “Trump shows Putin how to lead from behind

  1. Cassandra says:

    “G20: Does Donald Trump’s awkward performance indicate America’s decline as world power?” http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-09/did-trumps-g20-performance-indicate-us-decline-as-world-power/8691538
    “Trump’s nationalists triumphant after Europe trip : Advisers like Steve Bannon and Stephen Miller gain new momentum in the White House’s ongoing ideological battle.” http://www.politico.com/story/2017/07/08/trump-nationalists-bannon-europe-g20-240325

  2. Quid pro quo says:

    “Trump Admin. Lobbied Lawmakers to Weaken Russia Sanctions” http://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-admin-lobbied-lawmakers-to-weaken-russia-sanctions A top Treasury Department official met with House leadership staffers and committee aides last Thursday to discuss changing a key component of the Senate bill which was sent to the House for approval after a procedural violation stalled it for weeks, according to two congressional aides with knowledge of the meeting.

  3. Update says:

    Trump had a second undisclosed hour-long meeting with Putin at the G-20 summit http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/342589-ian-bremmer-trump-and-putin-held-second-informal-meeting-during-g-20 The White House said the two men used the Russian translator to converse because the American translator accompanying President Trump spoke Japanese. That Trump was not joined in the conversation by his own translator is a breach of national security protocol, according to Ian Bremmer, president of the Eurasia Group, though one that the president likely would not know about.

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