'Trump's latest actions laugh in the face of the rule of law'

'Trump's latest actions laugh in the face of the rule of law'
Donald Trump met former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in the White House yesterday Pic: Getty

Will the cumulative effect of Trump's undemocratic impulses lead to the dismantling of government, asks Siobhán Brett

“Ah, and there’s James,” President Trump said one afternoon in January, arms outstretched, palms upturned, head dipping in a welcoming, reverential nod.

Glasses of wine and juice rested in wait on a table beside him at the White House reception to acknowledge the role of law enforcement in the inauguration — a “safety success” (“such a success, such a safety success…a very, very special experience”).


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