Expect the red carpet for Erdogan at the White House

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019.
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(CNN)President Donald Trump can't wait to see Recep Tayyip Erdogan this week, but it's hard to find anyone else here in Washington who shares his enthusiasm.

The Turkish President is an unwelcome guest in many parts of America's capital. Last time he visited, his security detail waded into a melee with protesters in a savage outburst of authoritarianism on the streets of