After Trump's flattery, GOP hits Biden as weak on Russia
June 16, 2021
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are accusing President Joe Biden of being weak on Russia after his summit with Vladimir Putin, conveniently ignoring four years of Putin flattery from former President Donald Trump.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Biden had given Putin a "pass" at their summit in Switzerland Wednesday, while Trump said the U.S. "didn't get anything" from the meeting. Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, a potential 2024 contender, declared, "America today is weaker than it was on the world stage just 48 hours ago."
It's a curious line of attack from a party that l...