- Rep. Adam Kinzinger says being engaged in the world and working with our allies benefits America as much as it helps other nations
- He argues the U.S. shouldn't go to other nations and threaten to withdraw support if they don't pay up
Rep. Adam Kinzinger, a Republican from Illinois, will be a guest on The Lead with Jake Tapper at 4 p.m. ET Wednesday on CNN. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)I am an unapologetic American exceptionalist. I believe the United States of America was put on this Earth to be an example of self-governance and order in a world drowning in strongmen, oppression, and poverty.