Charlottesville: How (un)important is for Trump to keep at least some support of far right extremists?

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Does President Trump need political babysitting?

According to AP report Secretary James Mattis and now a new Chief of Staff John Kelly agreed in the earliest weeks of Trump’s presidency that one of them should remain in the United States at all times to keep tabs on the orders rapidly emerging from the White House. If true it pretty much sounds as a political babysitting. Can this somehow work in the long term? Do you think it is the (only) way how to, let’s say, to safe Trump from himself? Read few comments.

Donald J. Trump is the 45th President of the United States. Credit: https://www.whitehouse.gov/

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Fucking paranoid schizophrenic: How dysfunctional is the White House?

While politics is not a kindergarten it is probably not very usual to hear the White House communications director describing the White House chief of staff as a fucking paranoid schizophrenic. In your opinion, does it tell us something about how functional/dysfunctional is the current White House? Read few comments.

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Does Russia’s meeting of Donald Trump Jr. change anything?

If it’s what you say, I love it, Donald Trump Jr. replied on the statement -This is obviously very high level and sensitive information but is part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump. While, at least in my view hardly a proof of anything, it seems it shows that Trump Jr was willing to receive the info on the opponent from Russian sources. What do you get out of this next chapter of Trump-Russia story, does it change anything?

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What will/should Trump and Putin talk about?

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Will Trump unpopularity affect US diplomacy, interests?

According to Pew study the US president Donald Trump and his policies are broadly unpopular around the globe, see e. g.  While hardly desirable it is not the first time when the US is not very popular and open or latent antiamericanism is the reality in many countries. But would you say that such unpopularity also somehow affects the ability of the US to pursue own diplomatic, strategic interests or it is not a big problem, and why? Read few comments.

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Steve Scalise shooting: What does it mean for America?

We still do not know much about the shooter’s motives, though it seems that a gunman who opened fire at a congressional baseball practice was anti-GOP, anti-Trump. What kind of political reaction do you expect, and what should be in your opinion the political reaction of this horrible act? Read few comments. Continue reading