Former Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) is not optimistic about President Trump’s visit to the Middle East and the policy changes that the Trump administration has begun implementing. While the President may be willing to say a lot of the things that libertarians want to hear, but his actions seem to tell a but of a different story.
President Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia was perhaps one of the most bizarre spectacles of our time. Just months ago he accused the Saudi government of being behind the 9/11 attack on the US, yet over the weekend he stood on Saudi soil and discussed the virtues of religious diversity (something illegal in Saudi Arabia). Was it all about ” the art of the deal” — inking a hugely lucrative (for some) mega weapons deal? Or was it about calling for war on Iran and Syria (and maybe Russia)?
We pick apart the trip and the speech in today’s Liberty Report: