( CNN) The litany of offenses allegedly committed by members of the Trump administration continues to grow. As a result of President Trump's own conversation coming to illuminated and the whistleblower complaint,leaked communications and congressional investigations, the world is learning more about Trump and his closest advisers.

Convincing our global equivalents that the administration was fully focused on their day jobs was a hard sell at any point in this presidency — but it's even harder now. In light of these new revelations, even if members of the Trump White House are now ready to dive into national security work with their counterparts overseas, it is unlikely that their peers and allies are willing to work with them as substantively.

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