Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Donald Trump
Ongoing Story: No action has been taken by the US in response to the May 16 beating of peaceful protesters by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's guards on American soil. Now Turkey is complaining to the US about “aggressive” handling of their bodyguards. More video and investigative reports have emerged suggesting Erdogan's complicity in the attack. The victims may sue the Turkish bullies. Some authoritarian followers are defending the assault. Frank Luntz tweeted "commenters on my Facebook are praising Turkish guards for beating ‘liberal’ protesters." About this photo: President Trump with President Erdogan at the White House before the skirmish. Photo credit: The White House

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