Tuesday December 1, 2020

The cult of Trump

The US leader’s Singapore Summit came up short in a week that ended with his campaign manager behind bars. But few Republicans will challenge a president with a near 90 per cent approval rating among the party faithful

17th June, 2018
Donald Trump after last week’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un Picture: Getty

A week that started with a historic event – the first ever meeting between a US president and a North Korean dictator - ended with another one; the jailing of the same US president’s former campaign manager.

Shortly before midday on Friday, a federal judge revoked Paul Manafort’s bail. The order came following his arraignment on charges of witness tampering which were brought at the direction of Special Counsel Robert Mueller.


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