July 11, 2018

Fox News' Shepard Smith opened his show on Wednesday by excoriating Trump over his handling of our NATO allies and sucking up to our enemy, Vladimir Putin.

He began explaining the history of NATO and how important our alliance has been for the safety of the world since its inception in 1949, especially those countries closest to the now defunct USSR.

Former NATO Ambassador Nicholas Burns told MSNBC that listening to Trump demigod Germany and the other NATO nations, "it's infuriating to watch this happen."

He bashed Trump for deciding to be the critic and chief of NATO.

“It's Orwellian. He’s making our friends out to be our enemies and he's treating our enemies, like Putin as our friends.

Smith said Putin and Trump are meeting "just days from now."

Will President Trump tell Putin that sanctions will not go away until he withdraws from Crimea? Will President Trump stand up to Russian meddling? Will President Trump stand with Britain in the face of murders in their countries by Russian nerve agents? We the public may never know exactly what is said. But one thing is certain. The former KGB agent, Vladimir Putin, who invaded Ukraine and annexed Crimea, who interfered in our 2016 election is attempting to interfere now in the vote this November, who murders his enemies and the journalists who expose his activities, Vladimir Putin would like nothing more for our NATO alliance to fray, for friends to fight among themselves, as we do today, in historically unprecedented fashion.

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