Deep U.S.-Russia malaise calls for a liaison between Trump and Congress

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  • Senator Sam Nunn Senator Sam Nunn

Former Senator Sam Nunn, distinguished professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, and Ernest J. Moniz, CEO of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, wrote an article titled “Deep U.S.- Russia malaise calls for a liaison between Trump and Congress” for the Washington Post.


With both the White House and Congress having a hand on the steering wheel for Russia policy, perspective at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue is crucial. Congress must organize itself to be a constructive player, and the Trump administration must acknowledge this reality by reaching out.

A liaison group, which could include the chairs and ranking minority-party members of key committees from both houses of Congress, should be appointed by congressional leadership to work closely with the administration to receive briefings and offer constructive feedback.

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Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP), Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

Policy, Social Sciences, and Liberal Arts
Russia, foreign relations
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