Donald Trump's Views on Russia Don't Conform to Either Party's Platform

Donald Trump's Views on Russia Don't Conform to Either Party's PlatformPerhaps more than any other policy issue, foreign or domestic, Donald Trump’s views on Russia and the sanctity of ties to Eastern European allies have shown just how far outside the bounds of conventional wisdom and establishment norms he is willing to step. His comments on Russia have drawn ire and befuddlement from his Democratic political foes, but on this issue more than most, he seems to have fewer conservatives who share his outlook. The latest example of Trump’s controversial comments came Wednesday, when the Republican presidential candidate appeared to suggest that Russia ought to hack into Hillary Clinton’s emails and dig up the 30,000 emails from her private account that she deleted.

Share this article