At The Helsinki Summit Trump's Comments Angered Both Republicans And Democrats

At The Helsinki Summit Trump's Comments Angered Both Republicans And Democrats

President Trump's overly sympathetic behavior sends both Republicans and Democrats in a whirl.

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In the wake of Monday's meeting a few weeks ago between President Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin, the United States Intelligence community was left scratching their heads in bewilderment after what Fox News host Neil Cavuto called a "disgusting" summit performance by the president. In the days leading up to the summit, many were eager to hear what the two leaders would have to say about the ongoing investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. That eagerness turned into shock and disappointment as Trump showed no signs of holding Russia solely responsible for interfering in our affairs.

When asked about Russian meddling Trump insisted, "I hold both countries responsible. I think that the United States has been foolish. I think that we've all been foolish," going on to say, "I have President Putin. He just said it's not Russia. I will say this. I don't see any reason why it would be, but I really want to see the server, but, I have confidence in both parties." Whether it was the Russian state or independent saboteurs, the intelligence community has come outright and said there was foreign meddling, and Russia is responsible. For President Trump to blatantly brush these reports to the side by grouping the United States at fault, this is a backhanded slap to US intelligence agencies and to the country as a whole.

So what does this mean?

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Let's set the record straight. It is not inherently bad to want to improve relations with the Russians. However, we most certainly cannot align ourselves with the Russian state in a manner of friendship, and we certainly shouldn't be the ones extending our arms as Trump did. We are dealing with a foreign president that is under suspicion of having opponents and critics killed. A state that blatantly enforces laws that do not align with the way of our land in any way of the matter, ruled by a tyrant that can't be trusted, was not even given a slap on the wrist at the summit in Finland.

Trump had a chance to look strong in Helsinki and condemn the interference that seven US intelligence agencies have stated Russia is responsible for, and he would've been praised for it. Despite Trump being known to call the election investigation led by Robert Mueller a "witch hunt" if he had looked Putin in the eye and made clear this would never happen again, he would not be getting the kind of reaction that both parties have given. Instead, fervent denial showcased Trump's willingness to throw his own Intelligence services under the bus. Ronald Reagan is rolling over in his grave.

We can all agree on something

With all the contention between Republicans and Democrats and with bipartisanship dissipating before our eyes, this is something the parties should be coming together on. Trump receives constant pressure from the Democratic side of the table, and in this instance, Republicans should be showing their teeth to the president as well. It would do the president well to be given an earful by his advisors over his comments at Helsinki. He has grown more than accustomed to his opposers applying fire to his term, but receiving it from his own party will hopefully deter his eagerness to play nice with the Russians.

To undermine our own intelligence services while standing alongside the leader of a country who has been our most paramount adversary for the last half-century, is far from a good PR look for US-Russian relations. Expect ripples in the Republican party to develop in the next several days, as this will certainly cause more than a little blowback within the party. Either way, Republicans and Democrats can mutually agree, this was a bad look for President Trump and the United States of America.

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6 Things You Should Know About The Woman Who Can't Stand Modern Feminism

Yes, she wants to be heard too.

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2018 is sort of a trap for this woman. She believes in women with all of the fire inside of her, but it is hard for her to offer support when people are making fools of themselves and disguising it as feminism.

The fact of the matter is that women possess qualities that men don't and men possess qualities that women don't. That is natural. Plus, no one sees men parading the streets in penis costumes complaining that they don't get to carry their own fetus for nine months.

1. She really loves and values women.

She is incredibly proud to be a woman.

She knows the amount of power than a woman's presence alone can hold. She sees when a woman walks into a room and makes the whole place light up. She begs that you won't make her feel like a "lady hater" because she doesn't want to follow a trend that she doesn't agree with.

2. She wants equality, too

She has seen the fundamental issues in the corporate world, where women and men are not receiving equal pay.

She doesn't cheer on the businesses that don't see women and men as equivalents. But she does recognize that if she works her butt off, she can be as successful as she wants to.

3. She wears a bra.

While she knows the "I don't have to wear a bra for society" trend isn't a new one, but she doesn't quite get it. Like maybe she wants to wear a bra because it makes her feel better. Maybe she wears a bra because it is the normal things to do... And that's OK.

Maybe she wants to put wear a lacy bra and pretty makeup to feel girly on .a date night. She is confused by the women who claim to be "fighting for women," because sometimes they make her feel bad for expressing her ladyhood in a different way than them.

4. She hates creeps just as much as you do. .

Just because she isn't a feminist does not mean that she is cool with the gruesome reality that 1 in 5 women are sexually abused.

In fact, this makes her stomach turn inside out to think about. She knows and loves people who have been through such a tragedy and wants to put the terrible, creepy, sexually charged criminals behind bars just as bad as the next woman.

Remember that just because she isn't a feminist doesn't mean she thinks awful men can do whatever they want.

5. There is a reason she is ashamed of 2018's version of feminism.

She looks at women in history who have made a difference and is miserably blown away by modern feminism's performance.

Not only have women in the past won themselves the right to vote, but also the right to buy birth control and have credit cards in their names and EVEN saw marital rape become a criminal offense.

None of them dressed in vagina costumes to win anyone over though... Crazy, right?

6. She isn't going to dress in a lady parts costume to prove a point.

This leaves her speechless. It is like the women around her have absolutely lost their minds and their agendas, only lessening their own credibility.

"Mom, what are those ladies on TV dressed up as?"

"Ummm... it looks to me like they are pink taco's honey."

She loves who she is and she cherished what makes her different from the men around her. She doesn't want to compromise who she is as a woman just so she can be "equal with men."

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There’s Speculation Joe Biden May Run For Presidency in 2020, And I’m Definitely Here For It

Joe Biden, for a politician, is incredibly authentic.

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A recent poll shows that the former Vice President is most favored by Democrats for the 2020 elections.

Of all the Democrats surveyed, more than a quarter said Biden would be their first choice, and I can't say I disagree.

Joe Biden, for a politician, is incredibly authentic. He is charming and knows how to interact best with not only the American people, but foreign leaders and diplomats as well. He has played key parts in negotiations and handling other political and social upheavals. He also has an entire lifetime of political experience to show for his accomplishments.

Time and time again, Biden has shown us he is pro-women, pro-equal rights, and is aware and willing to support the working middle class. But it is more than just these aspects that makes him an exceptional candidate; Joe Biden is also a good middle ground for our overall political divide. While there is a plethora of reason why I, personally, believe Biden to be an excellent candidate, his ability to sit down with members of different parties, truly listen and discuss would makes him an exceptional Presidential candidate.

It is well known that the country is horribly divided, and this divide has only increased exponentially within these past two years. It is incredibly important that we begin to abate this discourse as quickly as possible, because at the end of the day, we are all American. United and as one nation. We stand for the same freedoms, rights, and privileges.

Both major parties, Republican and Democrats residing on Capitol Hill show respect for Joe Biden. Senator John McCain once called Biden one of the most consequential Vice Presidents, and Barack Obama has been full of praises for his running-mate

Joe Biden possesses all the skills required to at least be able to talk to the opposing party's leadership in Congress and reach an agreement to begin to heal the nation. Once we begin this resolution nationally, we can begin to mend and better our relationships internationally.

Strengthening our relationships with our allies is immensely important to protect our country as a whole. I fully believe that of all candidates running, this aspect is one that only Biden can truly and fully accomplish.

If Joe Biden were to run in the 2020 Presidential election, I am confident he would run middle ground. His not "extreme" stances would provide the perfect opportunity for both sides to acknowledge his platform, rather than removing him as an option for running too far left.

This is another aspect that truly sets Biden aside from many other of his fellow potential-nominees. In addition, Joe Biden is known for his ethics and would not be disregarded for being untruthful or integrity questioned.

All in all, while there has yet to be confirmation on whether ex-Senator and Vice President Joe Biden will actually run in the 2020 presidential elections, I truly am hopeful because I do believe that he might be the middle ground that our country needs after the whirlwind of the past few years.

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