Jon Meacham Suggests Trump Committed Treason at Helsinki Summit

NewsBusters | 7/17/2018 | Staff
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Impeachment seems to be on the mind of liberal historian Jon Meacham lately. In May, Meacham predicted that a newly elected Democrat House will impeach President Donald Trump as a "season finale." Meacham's I-word obsession returned to Meacham on Tuesday's Morning Joe when he suggested that Trump somehow committed treason at the Helsinki Summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Meacham, with unintentional irony, cited former CIA Director John Brennan, who admittedly voted for a Communist candidate for president during the height of the Cold War, for making his treason case [emphasis mine]:

Couple - Thoughts - Reason - Putin - Way

Well, there are a couple of thoughts here. One is, if for some reason Putin in his neo-czarist, neo-Soviet way wants to say, take the Baltic states back, which they lost in ‘90-91, at that point after — given again, not just yesterday but go back four, five days. Given the way the President talked about NATO, does the President refuse to project power under Article 5, thereby shattering the Western alliance, not just because of what he talked about or is talking to Erdogan on the photo op. We’re talking about a serious question of actual failure to live up to our treaty obligations. That is a hyperbolic point to make.

Yeah, President Trump wants the other NATO countries to pay their fair share. Horror of horrors! Impeach now [emphasis mine]:

Madness - Years

I didn’t think, in all of the madness in the last three years or so, since...
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