Trump’s Foreign Policy Is Trump First, America Last
August 25, 2020
Pompeo said tonight that Trump “has put his America First vision into action,” but Trump’s foreign policy has always been led by a policy of Trump first, America last.
Virtually every foreign policy decision Trump makes is driven by political interests.
Trump’s Former National Security Adviser John Bolton: “I am hard-pressed to identify any significant Trump decision during my tenure that wasn’t driven by reelection calculations.”
Washington Post’s Brian Klaas: “Trump Has Turned U.S. Foreign Policy Into A Subsidiary Of His Reelection Campaign”
Trump sold out U.S. interests to China for a deal he thought would aid his reelection.
Washington Post: “Trump Asked China’s Xi To Help Him Win Reelection, According To Bolton Book”
Trump’s foreign policy was clouded by his international business conflicts.
Open Secrets: “Trump’s Business Entanglements Continue To Leave Him With Positions, Assets, Trademarks And Other Business Interests In More Than 30 Countries.”
NBC News: “Donald Trump’s Longtime Business Connections In Turkey Back In The Spotlight”