Friday June 5, 2020

Watching Trump's White House a white-knuckle ride

Donald Trump’s stranger-than-fiction regime has provided Leo Varadkar with a harsh dose of reality

18th March, 2018
Former CIA chief Mike Pompeo has been appointed to the position of US secretary of state

The firing of Rex Tillerson and the appointment of former CIA chief Mike Pompeo to the position of US secretary of state is hugely significant in a number of ways. It demonstrates that the White House is now in a permanent state of turmoil and that Trump likes it that way.

The US version of the TV show The Apprentice gratified Trump by making him look decisive and powerful in using the words “You’re fired!”...

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