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  • MSNBC’s Chuck Todd rattles off a terrifying litany of Trump’s foreign policy failures

    MSNBC’s Chuck Todd detailed a stupefying list of the worrying world events Wednesday on “Meet the Press,” noting that President Donald Trump is doing little to defend human rights or democratic values amidst the turmoil. “There are clashes in Hong Kong between pro-democracy protesters and riot police. There are decades-old tensions re-emerging between Japan and [

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  • ACLU sues over Trump’s fast-tracked deportations policy

    CHICAGO (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union challenged the Trump administration's broad expansion of deportation powers, alleging in a federal lawsuit Tuesday that it violates constitutional rights and could lead to errors, including deporting U.S. citizens. The lawsuit called the extension of the policy allowing immigration officers to deport

    The Washington Times
  • Why Trump’s 'maximum pressure' foreign policy yields minimum results

    The president is heading into 2020 with no major successes and looming crises – so many expect him to attempt to reverse the trend with dramatic deals Donald Trump is heading into the 2020 elections with no clear-cut foreign policy successes, some dramatic failures and a string of looming crises around the world that could undermine his bid for re-election. For that reason, many expect the president to try to reverse the trend with dramatic interventions around the globe with uncertain outcomes...

    the Guardian
  • Trump’s foreign policy only creates crises for fictions establishment loves

    On the first night of this week’s Democratic debate, one of the hopelessly interchangeable moderates accused the Trump administration of “lurching from one international crisis to another.” Since that’s the liberal consensus, neither the various fact-checking sites nor the blue-check Twitterati pushed back. Yet it’s far from true. President Trump hasn’t, in fact, pursued disorder

    New York Post