Yet at no time did the Democrats denounce Mrs. Pelosi for meeting with the Russian ambassador in 2010, the Clinton Foundation’s financial gains from the Uranium One deal with Russia, or for meetings that took place between Senator Chuck Schumer and Vladimir Putin.
If the left responds to every one of the President’s policies by accusing him and his staff of racism, xenophobia, and being pawns of Moscow, they will only ensure that they get their worst nightmare: a two term Trump presidency.
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump gave his first speech before a joint session of Congress. The 45th President of the United States outlined his administration’s forthcoming plans, which, for the first time in recent memory, mirror the promises made during a campaign. Polls of speech viewers were overwhelming positive. According to a CNN/ORC poll, 7-in-10 viewers stated that Mr. Trump’s remarks made them more confident in the direction the country is heading. Even forty percent of Democrats “somewhat approved” of his speech according to a CBS News polls. There was consensus across the political spectrum that his speech was more “presidential” than ones in the past.
However, by Wednesday evening, the conversation had turned completely from Mr. Trump’s speech and its optimistic tone to allegations that then-Senator Jeff Sessions had not disclosed a meeting with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the United States, on September 8, 2016. These reports were enough to send Democrats into a frenzy. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi demanded Mr. Sessions’ resignation as Attorney General, and the media began to harp incessantly on possible ties between Russia and the Trump Administration. However, there was no reliable evidence that the conversations between Mr. Sessions and Mr. Kislyak were ever improper. This is another example of the sort of hysteria that has characterized the attitude of the media and the Democrats towards Mr. Trump during and after his presidential campaign. Read more