Rep. Lois Frankel Profile picture
Jul 16, 2018 3 tweets 2 min read Twitter logo Read on Twitter
Following the disastrous NATO summit & @realDonaldTrump labeling our European allies “foes,” he buddies up again to his favorite dictator – Putin. Never before has a sitting President met with his Russian counterpart from such a position of weakness. #TrumpPutin
It’s disgraceful that @POTUS is parroting Russian propaganda in #Helsinki. He repeats Putin’s lies while disregarding the unanimous conclusion from our own Intelligence Community and ignoring DOJ’s indictment of 12 Russian spies who interfered in the election to help him win.
Today was a shameful, dark day in our nation’s history. @POTUS is selling out our country, weakening our democracy, and siding with those who seek to do us harm. Instead of praising Putin, our President should be holding him accountable.

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