WaPo In Talk With Pence Cheney Compared Trump s Foreign Policy to Obama s

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In a recent off record discussion with Vice President Mike Pence according to a transcript obtained by The Washington Post. At one point during what the Post described as a vigorous back forth Pence remarked. Among the topics on which Cheney reportedly pressed Pence was Trumps stated plan of withdrawing American forces or most of them from Syria. Were getting into a situation when our friends and allies around the world that we depend upon are going to lack confidence in us adding. Politico also reported on the discussion. A spokesperson for Pence confirmed to the Post that the exchange took place. Referring to a report that Trump wanted countries that host American forces to pay a premium for their presence Cheney said. this notion on the part of our allies overseas that were looking eagerly to find ways where somebody else will pick up the tab. Pence responded to Cheneys concerns at one point by saying that when the American people elected this president where are we deployed and do we really need to be asking men and women in uniform to be deployed in that part of the world?Read the Posts full report here. That last charge is what got Donald Trump Jr

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