The Republican Senator Ben Sasse certificated Trump "lack of strategic understanding". Sasse said: "American soldiers are not stationed around the world as a traffic COP or a social worker – you a brake on the expansionist goals of the worst regimes in the world, especially China and Russia." Trump's former security adviser, John Bolton, criticized the decision to send "our enemies the wrong Signal and makes our allies in the face of increasing global threats".
Even Democrats, it resulted in sharp criticism. The Chairman of the foreign Affairs Committee in the house of representatives, Eliot Engel, spoke of a "severe shock", the Trump Germany and Nato have moved. Trump leave no stone unturned in order to please the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, and Angela Merkel, "to get a real democratic leader" – at a disadvantage.Updated Date: 30 July 2020, 08:19