President Trump’s trip to London’s NATO summit has been anything but ordinary this week.
First and foremost, the President is facing increasing pressure on the impeachment front back home, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has now formally requested that her Democratically-led committee begin drafting articles of impeachment against the Commander in Chief. The move comes a day after the latest public impeachment hearing, featuring four constitutional scholars who the Democrats attempted to use to build the case for moving forward.
The timing of the hearing, which conflicted with the long-scheduled NATO summit, was suspect to say the least.
Then, during the summit itself, a candid moment between Justin Trudeau of Canada, Boris Johnson of the UK, and Emmanuel Macron of France seemed to indicate that these world leaders were mocking President Trump. Joe Biden would go on to use the clip in a scathing campaign ad, despite how such disharmony plays directly into the hands of Vladimir Putin and his hope to divide America.
Now, as if this trip couldn’t get any stranger or more concerning, a long-vocal critic of the President was seen making a “gun” gesture into his back.
Polish politician Donald Tusk on Thursday tweeted a photo of him pointing a pair of fingers toward President Trump’s back, a gesture some alarmed Twitter users likened to a gun.
“Despite seasonal turbulences our transatlantic friendship must last #Trump #NATO,” wrote Tusk, whose term as president of the European Council ended at the start of this month.
The friendly caption was offset by a photo of Tusk pointing his right index and middle fingers toward Trump, who had his back to the camera.
The move by Tusk — the former prime minister of Poland and a frequent critic of Trump — concerned some on social media, who felt that it had a menacing undertone.
The photo was certainly strange, if not also menacing.
— Donald Tusk (@donaldtuskEPP) December 5, 2019
As of this writing, Tusk has not commented on the meaning behind the gesture.Don't forget to Like Freedom Outpost on Facebook and Twitter, and follow our friends at RepublicanLegion.com.
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