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When It Comes to Foreign Policy, Congress Must Rein Trump In
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When It Comes to Foreign Policy, Congress Must Rein Trump In

Author Michael Fuchs discusses Congress' obligation to keep the United States safe from President Trump's dangerous foreign policies.

In 2017, the chairman of the senate foreign relations committee, Bob Corker, called the White House an “adult daycare center” because of the immature behavior of President Donald Trump. With the risks of conflict around the world rising, it’s time for Congress to step up and provide adult supervision for the White House to keep the United States safe.

It is an understatement to say that Trump’s foreign policy so far has been erratic and deeply dangerous. Trump appears intent on ripping up the diplomatic deal preventing Iran from getting a nuclear weapon. He has threatened war with nuclear North Korea. He has attempted to ban refugees and Muslims from coming to the US. He has embraced the authoritarian leaders of Russia and China as friends. The list goes on.

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Michael Fuchs

Senior Fellow