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  • The Guardian view on Donald Trump: the net closes

    Contempt and indignation, however deserved, won’t end the presidency of Donald Trump. What’s needed is the operation of the law. That may be coming closer That President Trump is an almost compulsive liar, a man who is incurious about the world except to the extent that it can satisfy his crude immediate desires, has been obvious since he first appeared in public life as a real estate huckster in New York City. To some extent these were the qualities, or the defects, that won him the presidency....

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  • Kimmel tears into Trump over the next round of White House firings

    Listen, we all knew Donald Trump loved to say those two little words — "You're fired" — during his time on The Apprentice. But, who knew this love of firing people would continue into his presidency?  Trump is reportedly gearing up to fire Kirstjen Nielsen as Homeland Security Secretary, Chief of Staff John Kelly, and Deputy National Security Adviser Mira Ricardel.  Jimmy Kimmel offered up his thoughts on the rumoured departures. "Nielsen has done her best to please the president," he said. "She...

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  • The Guardian view on Donald Trump’s credibility: America’s compromised leader

    As the Mueller investigation continues to produce troubling charges against his innermost circle, the US president’s word is increasingly suspect both at home and abroad Earlier this week Donald Trump stood on the south lawn of the White House and ridiculed Theresa May’s Brexit agreement as a “great deal for the EU”. He is likely to make the same contemptuous case during the G20 summit in Argentina this weekend, although pointedly there is no planned bilateral. Given the political stakes facing...

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  • California fires: Trump views devastation, vows to help prevent future catastrophic wildfires

    Viewing the destruction of a wildfire that has killed more than 70 people, with 1,000 others still unaccounted for, President Trump vowed Saturday to help California recover from the devastation and work to prevent future catastrophic blazes. Trump toured the rubble of Paradise, where more than...

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