US President-elect Donald Trump can be taken at his word about his sincerity in wanting to restore good relations with Russia: He is certain to find welcome potential partners in Moscow; but his greatest difficulties with implementing such a policy will be in Washington, DC.That's an understatement. The bipartisan establishment is united in an attempt to scuttle Trump's presidency before he even takes office. President-elect Trump opts to keep his own security guard rather than rely chiefly on the Secret Service.
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Martin Sieff is a Senior Fellow of the American University in Moscow and former Managing Editor, International Affairs at United Press International.