To: Sens. Jeff Flake, John McCain, Bob Corker and Susan Collins
From: Robert Reich
Senators, I write you not as a Democrat reaching out to Republicans, or as a former Cabinet member making a request of sitting senators.
I write you as a patriotic American concerned about the peril now facing our democracy, asking you to exercise your power to defend it.
A foreign power has attacked our democratic institutions and, according to American intelligence, continues to do so.
Yet the president of the United States is unwilling to fully acknowledge this, or aggressively stop it.
Most of your Republican colleagues in the Senate will not force his hand. As a...