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
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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Proposal for expert panel to review capital projects over €100m
Large public capital projects could be run through an “independent panel of international experts” as part of public spending reforms, according to the Department of Public Expenditure
State body to reissue €28m office supplies contract
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Fine Gael ‘will go to war’ if Bailey runs as independent
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