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Congressman Steve Chabot, a Republican, represents Ohio's First Congressional District and is a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Judiciary Committee. He is also the Chairman of the House Small Business Committee. Follow him on Twitter @RepSteveChabot. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)During and after the recent presidential election, Donald Trump said, "Wouldn't it be nice if we actually got along with Russia?" (At the time, the Republican standard-bearer stood in stark contrast to Mitt Romney, who called Russia "our number one geopolitical foe.")