Durbin: Trump Is Compromisable — Putin, Erdogan ‘Have Him Enthralled’

Breitbart | 12/23/2018 | Staff
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Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) said he believed President Donald Trump was “compromisable” given his interactions with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

Partial transcript as follows:

DURBIN - History - Power - Strings - Congress

DURBIN: Well, ultimately, we have learned through history that it takes the power of the purse strings. Congress has the authority when it comes to appropriations to assert itself on foreign policy. We learned the hard way after decades of debate over the war in Vietnam. But first and foremost, this Congress, House and Senate, have to reach the point where we understand our Constitutional authority and responsibility. I haven’t seen that in a long time. And with this president, we need to do it more than ever.

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