Current and former US officials have sounded the alarm about President Donald Trump’s upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
US officials expressed concern over how quickly Trump was willing to meet with Putin.
Over a dozen officials indicated “that there is no historical precedent for such a meeting.
Current and former US officials sounded the alarm about President Donald Trump’s upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“I’m afraid,” a former State Department told The New Yorker in a story published on Friday. “Our guy here is like an amateur boxer going up against Muhammad Ali.”
“There’s no stopping him,” a senior White House official reportedly told veteran journalist and New Yorker writer Susan Glasser in June. “He wants to have a meeting with Putin, so he’s going to have a meeting with Putin.”
Citing interviews with more than a dozen former senior officials who worked for Republican and Democratic presidents, Glasser indicated there is “no…