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US Politics: Ruling Republicans know exactly what they have in Trump as president – BY Mohamed Hamuludin

In the U.S., ruling Republicans know exactly what they have in Trump as president

By MOHAMED HAMALUDIN

President Donald Trump

The unnamed Trump Administration senior official whom The New York Times allowed to write a commentary without giving his or her name did no favors for the American people, as the writer claims. Neither did the newspaper.

To be sure, the New York Times knows the identity of the writer and it is pretty clear did not have an ulterior motive other than to add to the debate on the Donald Trump presidency. But that contribution would have been more effective with a name on the column. It is quite possible that The Times was also playing catch-up with The Washington Post which, just a day earlier, published excerpts from Bob Woodward’s latest book, Fear-Trump in the White House, which was still to be released.       Continue reading

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