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Trump's presidency not just a blip in U.S. foreign policy

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By DEB RIECHMANN and MATTHEW LEE

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Biden is playing the chump. All of America’s allies put their own interests first. Why else would countries like Germany and France be so obstinate about paying their fair share of defense costs? America playing the world policeman is a dead end.

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Sanity returns to the White House. Biden will hit the ground running. Already knows the White House and the corridors of politics. He won't be tweeting from 4am in the morning. I doubt he'll even use twitter. Won' be MIA dashing off to play endless games of golf. Does not have business which will benefit from him being president. His children won't be part of the government.

Germany and France be so obstinate about paying their fair share of defense costs? 

Always a false statement.

American defense budget is about 3.4% of its GDP, the highest in the world and the $800 billion higher than the national budget of many countries.

There is a NATO agreement that all members will spend 2.4% on their defense budgets by the year 2024. When it comes to Europe, its the European NATO members providing the greater part of the defense against Russia. Not America,

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On the 20th Biden will sign about a dozen or so Executive Orders overturning some of the previous Trump decisions.

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That's a great picture. It looks like Biden has a halo!

C'mon, man! Support Biden!

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President-elect Joe Biden plans to sign roughly a dozen executive orders, including rejoining the Paris climate accord and ending the travel ban on predominantly Muslim countries, on his first day in office, according to a memo from incoming chief of staff Ron Klain.

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"As president, he will keep those promises and sign dozens of executive orders, presidential memoranda, and directives to Cabinet agencies in fulfillment of the promises he made."

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Biden rolled out his first legislative priority this week, announcing a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package that included direct payments to Americans.

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The day after Biden is inaugurated, according to Klain, he will "sign a number of executive actions to move aggressively to change the course of the COVID-19 crisis and safely re-open schools and businesses, including by taking action to mitigate spread through expanding testing, protecting workers, and establishing clear public health standards."

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Biden is going to the travel ban on predominantly Muslim countries, on his first day in office, according to a memo from incoming chief of staff Ron Klain.

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I could go on but will not.

Remember, a little less than half the country does not want your 360 policy changes and I am one of them.

Not much room for error President elect Biden. Make it count. No room or margin for error.

The first Radical Muslims that commit a terrorist act that your new policies let in. God forbid it happen is on your shoulders solely.

“If someone is able to show me that what I think or do is not right, I will happily change, for I seek the truth, by which no one was ever truly harmed. It is the person who continues in his self-deception and ignorance who is harmed.”

― Marcus Aurelius, 

In all fairness. Lets see how all this is going to work out for you Joe.

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Biden and the rest of that communist entourage at the top now? That decision must just have resulted out of a mass delirium. Even the whole capitol looks already like a North Korean army facility. It’s just like slurping a spoonful of corona, just to accelerate the unavoidable end to maximum speed.

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President-elect Joe Biden’s plan to scrap President Donald Trump’s vision of “America First”

Oddly Biden just announced his plans to double down on Trumps ‘Buy American’ program with his own Buy American program. The allies won’t be happy with that.

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Remember, a little less than half the country does not want your 360 policy changes and I am one of them.

Incorrect. Millions more voters want Biden’s policy changes than want to maintain Trump’s “policies.”

Oddly Biden just announced his plans to double down on Trumps ‘Buy American’ program with his own Buy American program. The allies won’t be happy with that.

False equivalency. Biden is trying to jump start an economy that Trump ran into the ground; he’s not trying to simply whip up nationalism, which is what Trump was doing.

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Three more days until the return of sanity.

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Wolfpack

Germany and France be so obstinate about paying their fair share of defense costs?

False claim.

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