Dem senator: Trump's foreign policy is 'do the opposite of Obama'
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Sen. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphyOvernight Defense: Senate sides with Trump on military role in Yemen | Dem vets push for new war authorization on Iraq anniversary | General says time isn't 'right' for space corps Senate sides with Trump on providing Saudi military support Senate, Trump clash over Saudi Arabia MORE (D-Conn.) slammed President Trump’s foreign policy agenda on Saturday, saying Trump’s only guiding principle is “do the opposite of Obama.”

“NATO. Paris Accords. Saudi Arabia. Cuba. Trump foreign policy has only one guiding principle: do the opposite of Obama, no matter the cost,” Murphy tweeted.


Trump announced several new restrictions on travel and commercial ties between the U.S. and Cuba on Friday.

Trump’s new policy toward Cuba, which includes rolling back some of former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaRivals and consumers will rein in Facebook, not regulation Obamas send handwritten note to Parkland students: 'We will be there for you' Water has experienced a decade of bipartisan success MORE's policies toward the island nation, was met with strong criticism from Democrats, but Republicans also hit Trump for the announcement. 

Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate change agreement earlier this month was also a rollback of a major Obama-era policy, which some Republicans pushed to leave untouched.

Hundreds of local governments have announced that they will continue to uphold the Paris agreement despite Trump’s withdrawal.