An anonymous ex-official told me this tonight:
It is important to note that the outrage against the President’s comments with the Russian leader is not partisan attacks from Democrats or principled stands by Republicans, but bipartisan condemnation by patriotic Americans who expect better from our national leader. This is not a left/right or Democrat/Republican issue, but one of ensuring the American people are protected from outside forces dedicated to destroying our civil society.
For example, this:
Mr #President, you should be ashamed. To deny your own country and government in favor of a foriegn leader whose country has, for decades, tried to undermine the #UnitedStates is irrational and dangerous. Please step down, you are not fit to lead this great #nation. #TrumpPutin
— Gov Christie Whitman (@GovCTW) July 16, 2018
Today’s press conference in #Helsinki was one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory.
— John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) July 16, 2018