Eshoo Statement on Trump-Putin Summit
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA), a former member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement on the Trump-Putin Summit:
“When President Trump took the Oath of Office, he pledged to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States against enemies foreign and domestic. Yesterday he trashed this oath and brought great shame to the U.S. and the presidency itself by standing with Mr. Putin, an enemy of democracy. The President accepted the word of the former head of the KGB over the findings of the U.S. intelligence community, the Senate Intelligence Committee, the Director of National Intelligence, the FBI and the Justice Department that Russia attacked our democracy by blatant interference in our national election.
“July 16, 2018 will be noted by historians as the day that the President of the United States betrayed our country.”