Sen. Thune to Newsmax: Biden Showing ‘Weakness’ in G-7 Summit

President Joe Biden is entering the G-7 summit talks and his meeting with Russia President Vladimir Putin from a “position of weakness” because his administration doesn’t prioritize national security, Sen. John Thune said Thursday on Newsmax.

“You can see that by what they do with their budget,” the South Dakota Republican told Newsmax’s “John Bachman Now.” “If you want to see what’s happening, where people’s priorities are, follow the money in the budget that he submitted to Congress.”

Biden’s proposed budget had a 1% increase for defense, said Thune, and a 16% increase for non-defense spending. 

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