Republican presumptive presidential candidate Donald Trump met with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger Wednesday, the GOP’s preeminent elder statesman and a controversial figure who orchestrated bloody coups and wars. The meeting was believed to be the real estate billionaire's attempt to develop his presently unclear foreign policy. But Trump is not the only presidential candidate seeking Kissinger’s advice and counsel. Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton has had a good relationship with the man. Sanders said Kissinger’s actions in Cambodia led to a genocide and the killing of more than 3 million people. “I am proud to say that Henry Kissinger is not my friend. I will not take advice from Henry Kissinger,” he said during the debate.
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.