Conservatives And Republicans Condemn Trump: ‘Traitor to His Country’


Many Republicans and conservatives were aghast this morning as President Donald Trump‘s absolute mess of a presser with Russian President Vladimir Putin unfolded. Not everyone had a negative reaction, but there were plenty of them, and they were very strong.

This a sampling, by no means comprehensive, of the pushback from those on the right to the spectacle the world witnessed earlier today.

By statement, reported by WaPo’s Blake, even Speaker Paul Ryan isn’t on board:

Also by statement, reported by Politico’s Eliza Collings, an even stronger rebuke from Rep. Trey Gowdy:

This is a very interesting tweet thread from National Review’s Dan McLaughlin. A sample:

Of course, Trump being Trump, there are rote defenders to spare.

Still, there is a sense that yet again none of it matters once the subject is changed.

We will see. And will report on it here at Mediaite.

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