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C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger

Ruppersberger: 'President needs to stop tweeting and start leading'

Ruppersberger: 'President needs to stop tweeting and start leading'

The National Security Agency is 31.2 miles from the front door of the White House. When President Donald Trump first came into office, I invited him to tour the agency (located in my district at Fort Meade, Md.) at his convenience. I often take new members of Congress to NSA — I’m taking a group of freshmen next week, in fact — and it would make sense for our new commander in chief to want to see our country’s signals intelligence headquarters and meet some of its people.

I never heard back.

Given that he hasn’t even visited NSA, it should come as no surprise that it took President Trump nearly two years to visit a combat zone, where he could see first-hand how our...

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