You are absolutely right to say that the US President is wrong to consider this, and other investigations a disaster for the nation.
I have always admired, from my side of the Pond, the way that Americans are not too proud, arrogant or plain afraid to turn out theit dirty laundry onto the table; or shine a light into dark, squalid recesses with the intention of finding a better way going forward; to attempt to find a formula which yields a measure of justice and restitution. The US President is an exemplar of a strand of arrogant braggadocio. America, as a nation, also knows humility, which is a great strength for an honest democracy.
Many here in the U.K. with whom I share ideas and principles in common, called for protest, rallies, marches against the visit of the US President. My feeling is that he is a guest, the head of state from one democracy visiting a friendly democratic nation. I find the President ugly and unpalatable in his views and demeanour, as I do the current government of my country. This side of the Atlantic we can elect a new government. And in the USA, the Americans will have the opportunity to effect change.
Trump is the problem and the responsibility of the American people.
I just love starting Monday in a haze of white-hot fury. The Washington Post headline reads:
Putin Again Denies Russian Interference in the 2016 U.S. Election; Trump Calls Probe a ‘Disaster for Our Country’
It comes as no surprise that Putin denies interference … nobody with half a brain thought he would admit it, but no matter, for there is more than ample hard fact-based evidence that he did. But for Trump to call the investigation a “disaster for our country”??? NO … NO NO NO NO NO! The investigation is essential and the only thing that gives us hope we might get rid of the real disaster: Trump himself! I am in a white hot fury over his asininity!
Putin: … Russian state has never interfered and is not going to interfere in internal American affairs.
Trump: There was no collusion. I didn’t know the president. There…
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