Sen. John McCain said Saturday that there is “nothing ‘America First'” about trusting the word of Russian President Vladimir Putin, following President Trump’s meeting with the leader and comments on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
“There’s nothing ‘America First’ about taking the word of a KGB colonel over that of the American intelligence community,” McCain said in a statement, after Trump said he believed Putin when he denied Russia’s meddling efforts.
“Vladimir Putin does not have America’s interests at heart. To believe otherwise is not only naive but also places our national security at risk,” McCain said. Read more at The Hill.