Playing With Fire

President-elect Donald Trump is already undermining U.S. national security. From denying Russian meddling in the U.S. election to placing at risk the stability of U.S.-China relations to refusing to fully rid himself of his own conflicts of interest around the world, Donald Trump is making decisions that will endanger the country he is supposed to lead. And he’s not even president yet.

Trump is making clear his disregard for the integrity of the system that he was elected to defend. Even before this year’s election results were known, the U.S. government made clear that Russia was attempting to interfere in the election.

The above excerpt was originally published in U.S. News & World Report.