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Donald Trump is behaving like a guilty man

A former chair of the US National Intelligence Council explains what Mueller could have on Trump—and why it matters

By Gregory F Treverton  

US President Donald Trump. Photo: PA

The United States is heading for a constitutional crisis that will be the greatest test of its institutions since the Civil War. The test will be whether the Republicans have the honesty to force President Trump, and also Vice President Pence, to resign under the shadow of impeachment. On current form, it looks like they will fail that test.

How did we Americans get to this pass? It came as little surprise that Michael Flynn, the former National Security Adviser, was indicted for…

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