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Three words sum up Donald Trump

No one should bet on the normal laws of political gravity applying in Washington

By Steve Andreasen  

US President Donald Trump ©Sachs Ron/CNP/ABACA/ABACA/PA Images

“Uncertain” is perhaps the best single word summary of the Trump presidency so far. It applies to issues of both personnel and policy, and has continued for months beyond what is to be expected for any new administration finding its sea legs.

With respect to personnel, particularly troubling is the continuing absence of expertise in certain US departments and agencies for the new president to draw upon. The White House National Security Council (NSC) staff has already seen its first leader, Michael Flynn,…

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