“Difficult to know how much control Trump has over US foreign policy”

Ray interviewed on nomination of Kay Bailey Hutchison to be U.S. ambassador to NATO

July 21, 2017 (six minutes)

Ray sees the nomination of Hutchison as the latest sign that President Trumps is either (1) unable to appoint people known to be in sync with his effort to create a more decent relationship with Russia, or (2) is himself captive to the same misbegotten conceit displayed by Obama in appointing his own ‘Team of Rivals’ – including hawks like Hillary and Bobby Gates – and thinking he could control them.