Why is GOP largely silent on Trump’s praise of Putin?

I’ve been a severe critic of Donald Trump since the man first decided to run for president, but it’s definitely not because I don’t like the Republican Party. I don’t like today’s GOP, but that’s only because too many ignore the exaggerations, half truths and outright lies of Trump. Biden and the Democrats are not and never were perfect but there is at least a concern for the welfare of this country. Trump’s ego allows him to show absolutely no concern for anything but his own welfare and wallet.

And now Trump is actually praising Putin, again. Remember their Helsinki summit, when Trump said that he believed Putin over the U.S. intelligence, and now he praises Putin as being a “genius” for invading Ukraine. Trump ignores the many times recently that Putin said that he had no intention of invading Ukraine and now praises Putin for doing it. Unbelievable!

I don’t care what your political party preference is. I’ve voted for Democrats and Republicans and both of our major political parties have their strengths and weaknesses, but these days the Republican Party, the part that backs Trump, is truly a danger to our own country. To gain and maintain power today’s Republican Party will say and do anything in their power including dividing and weakening this country to the point that might even make Putin think that he can take advantage of a weak America, at least as a leader of NATO, and if NATO is weak who’s gong to stop Russia from going further with its territorial ambitions?

Don Curtis


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