As Trump Travels To Summit, Congress May Be Reasserting Itself On Overseas Affairs

Corker even spoke of holding up arms sales to the region that the Trump administration has trumpeted as a success story.
But on foreign policy, as with so many other things, the Trump Era is producing some unusual behavior.
That question begs another: What is the role of the Congress in foreign policy supposed to be in the first place?
The foreign policy thrust of the White House is itself a struggle between more traditional Republicans and advocates of “America First” nationalism.
Yet in fact, the president makes and executes foreign policy not by himself but in a complex partnership with Congress.

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