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Trump praises Putin over US sanctions – a move that puts him at odds with GOP

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The Guardian- What will applauding the Russian president’s response to Barack Obama’s expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats mean when Trump takes office? After the Obama administration’s tough new sanctions against Russia put the president-elect in a vulnerable political position at home, in his own party and abroad, Donald Trump chose to respond in familiar fashion – with praise for Vladimir Putin. The president-elect has repeatedly spoken approvingly of Putin and called […]

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How Trump’s team of billionaires could make Washington work

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CS Monitor- DECEMBER 28, 2016 —If Donald Trump’s cabinet picks want insight into the jobs they’ve signed up for, they might want to peek at the books now coming out about the difficulty of government reform. Even the titles are discouraging. There’s “Escaping Jurassic Government,” “Why Presidents Fail And How They Can Succeed Again,” and “Relic: How Our Constitution Undermines Effective Government.” The bottom line is that governing is hard, […]

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