Wednesday June 3, 2020

Plenty of ammunition left for Trump’s circular firing squad

He ran out of friends a long time ago, but the increasingly erratic US president knows he needs plenty of enemies to survive

27th August, 2017
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All thumbs: Donald Trump put on a brave face at last Tuesday’s rally in Phoenix, Arizona, but it was another disastrous week for the beleaguered US president Pic: Getty

As the ‘back to school’ legislative agenda was announced in Washington DC last week, the ugly spectre of the 2020 presidential race raised its head. While it may seem absurd that discussions about 2020 are underway seven months into Donald Trump’s first term, there is an emerging consensus that, one way or another, Trump won’t be seeking a second term.

Like so many things Trump-related, predictions of his demise may well...

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