Of course they did, that is their job.
If you follow foreign policy at all, while this may be exacerbated by Donnie Little Hands narcissistic impulses, this happens in every administration.
*cue petulant cries of whataboutism*
#6 | Posted by Rightocenter
If you dont want to get called out on false equivalencies and whataboutism, you could just stop using that soviet propaganda technique.
No, "every administration" doesn't have to scramble behind the president's back to prevent him from collapsing the global order, either on a whim, an uninformed promise to his idiot supporters, or on putin's orders.