The political optics are terrible if he does this. Even his ardent fans, may look askance at this next Trump Summit. ‘He’s meeting with WHO again? ‘
But hot off the heels of his last ‘no-verifiable-treaty’
Distraction Extravaganza with North Korea, Mr. Dotard wants more … more of a Wow-factor to amaze and astound his adoring Fox-nation fans. All on the world stage, for History to see … and commemorate … and be dumb-founded over …
“There’s No Stopping Him”: Trump Insists on a Putin Summit
After Singapore, the President is pressing ahead with the meeting that he’s always wanted.
Fresh off his showy Singapore summit with the North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Un, President Trump is pushing his team to arrange another dramatic one-on-one meeting, this time with the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, as soon as this summer. Negotiations with the Kremlin have been under way for weeks. “There’s no stopping him,” a senior Administration official familiar with the internal deliberations said. “He’s going to do it. He wants to have a meeting with Putin, so he’s going to have a meeting with Putin.”
[…] [Trump] has clearly never given up on his campaign vision of closer ties with the Russian strongman, whose autocratic rule he has often praised. The North Korea summit this week, which Trump jubilantly declared a “historic” encounter that will lead to the end of Pyongyang’s nuclear program, has likely sealed the deal for an equally high-profile Putin meeting. Now Russia experts inside and outside the U.S. government are bracing themselves for a formal announcement of the summit, which is likely to happen as early as July, when Trump will be in Europe for the annual meeting of the NATO alliance, which Putin considers his country’s mortal enemy.
Negotiations began in earnest, the senior Administration official told me, after Trump disregarded his aides’ “DO NOT CONGRATULATE” warning in his post-election phone call with Putin, in March. During the conversation, Trump both congratulated the Russian leader on his election—which Western election observers said had failed to offer voters a real choice—and issued Putin an invitation to the White House. After the call, the Kremlin quickly released word of the invitation and began publicly lobbying to pin down a date for a summit, but, privately, the Russian President balked at the Oval Office as the meeting’s venue. “Putin doesn’t want to come to Washington. Putin wants to meet in a third-party location,” the senior Administration official told me. […]
What are they going to talk about anyways: “The ending of NATO?” (Or “How to rig the Next Election?”)
Afterall the community of free and democratic nations, won’t let Putin into that NATO ‘club’ either. All for good reasons of course.
Of course Trump knows none of this. All Trump knows is, he owes him. BIG-Time.
Soooo … “There’s No Stopping Him.”
The Dunce wants the dunce wants. The inevitable political damage — be damned.
May this next Trump-Putin
faux pas Bruhaha, be the one that bursts the oblivious-bubble — that seems follows him wherever his goes. America’s reputation can’t stand many more of these “historic” unilateral Trump acts.
And for his next Act … abruptly turning and walking away.
Face-plant, anyone? America hasn’t done one of those in at least a week.
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