Grenell attempted to reverse the Democrats’ criticism of Trump’s foreign policy by calling him a “nationalist,” noting that “the DC crowd thinks that when they call Donald Trump a nationalist, they are insulting him.
“As if the US president is not supposed to base his foreign policy on US national interests,” Grenell said.
Grenell mocked the Obama administration’s decision to send Iran “a cash plane” in exchange for the release of four US detainees, contrasting the incident with Trump’s order for an airstrike to kill Major General Qasem Soleimani, the leader of Islam. Revolutionary Guard Corps.
He also accused Democrats of secretly launching a Trump campaign surveillance operation in 2016, an operation that “made my stomach ache.” Biden himself, he claimed without providing any evidence, called on intelligence officials to uncover “hidden information” about Trump’s new national security adviser Michael Flynn three weeks before the inauguration.
Flynn resigned after just 22 days in office after reports emerged that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence about his communications with senior Russian officials during the campaign.
« But these are the Democrats. Between surveillance, classifications, leaks and ghost candidates, they never want Americans to know who is really pulling the shots, ”Grenell said. “But with Donald Trump, you always know exactly who is in charge. Because the answer… is you.