Wall Street Journal slams Trump for 'political mismanagement'

Wall Street Journal slams Trump for 'political mismanagement'
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The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board slammed President Donald TrumpDonald John Trump Former US ambassador: 'Denmark is not a big fan of Donald Trump and his politics' Senate Democrats push for arms control language in defense policy bill Detroit county sheriff endorses Booker for president MORE Wednesday in an editorial accusing the president of “lost credibility” and “political mismanagement.” 
 
The editorial follows reports that the president relayed highly classified information to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in a recent Oval Office meeting, as well as reports of a memo drafted by former FBI Director James Comey that allegedly claims Trump asked him to end the FBI probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
 
“The portrait of an inexperienced, impulsive chief who might spill secrets to an overseas foe is one to which Mr. Trump has too often contributed,” the piece said.
 
The editorial board went on to call the incidents “political mismanagement" on the part of Trump.
  
“Mr. Trump’s strife and insults with the intelligence community were also bound to invite blowback,” it said.
 
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The editorial board concluded with a warning to Trump that congressional Republicans will drift away from supporting the president if “he looks like a liability.”
 
“Millions of Americans recognized Mr. Trump’s flaws but decided he was a risk worth taking,” the board said. “They assumed, or at least hoped, that he’d rise to the occasion and the demands of the job. If he cannot, he’ll betray their hopes as his presidency sinks before his eyes."
 
The typically conservative editorial board at the paper has criticized Trump in the past. The president notably referred to them as “dummies” following one critical editorial in March.