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Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Monday that Russian President Vladimir Putin and other autocrats know Joe Biden is “the weakest president in history” and therefore understand that if they want to take drastic actions like invading Ukraine, “this is the time to do it.”
Haley, a former South Carolina governor, told “Special Report” it was important for Biden to meet with Germany’s new left-leaning chancellor, Olaf Scholz – as Berlin is in a sensitive diplomatic position given its place in NATO and Western democracy while also being reliant on Russian energy.
Observers have pointed to Germany’s curtailment of domestic nuclear energy production combined with Biden’s own nixing of American energy infrastructure like the Keystone XL pipeline as helping create this tense scenario.
“[N]one of this would be happening…