Tue Oct 11, 2022 AT 11:49 AM EDT
Former President Donald Trump has emerged as the most prominent advocate in the United States of negotiations between Ukraine and Russia to broker a cease-fire as hostilities between the two sides recently ratcheted up.
The former president’s push for some kind of truce cuts against the public views of many Republicans, who have backed support for Ukraine in the war, and reflects some of the schisms within the party between Trump and his staunchest defenders and other prominent conservatives.
Trump has used both his social media platform, Truth Social, and recent public appearances to broadly criticize the Biden administration’s handling of the war, but so far the U.S. and its allies have been unwilling to budge on ceding Ukrainian territory to Russia as part of any negotiation. Read Full Story