Here’s a blast from House Speaker Paul Ryan’s very recent past:
Of course, that was months ago, and everyone knows that Hillary Clinton’s server was, well, a thing. So you’d think that would make life kind of awkward for the speaker now, what with the news in the last few days about National Security Advisor Mike Flynn and those cozy conversations he was having with the Russian ambassador before popular vote loser Donald Trump was even sworn in.
And, hey, what about the popular vote loser himself, having high level national security discussions with a foreign leader in a crowded dining room?
Any comment, Speaker Ryan? No? Oh, I see, tax cuts are distracting you. What a shock. But you might spare a moment or two to talk with the Trump regime about some of these things. Because right now, the guy with the nuclear football is taking selfies with Trump’s rich friends, and the boss is a walking security risk.
Here’s how a competent president has a national security discussion when away from the White House: