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Trump’s chance to remake America’s judiciary

His presidency will pass, but Trump's Supreme Court picks will drag America backwards for decades to come

By Diane Roberts  

Photo: Sipa USA/SIPA USA/PA Images

Until recently, those of us alarmed by the current United States administration’s attacks on NATO allies, free trade, the free press, science, human rights, the environment, education and the independent judiciary took comfort in the thought that Donald Trump, too, shall pass. It’s possible (if not likely) that the Democrats will regain control of Congress in the November mid-term elections. Perhaps Special Counsel Robert Mueller will show that Trump, his unlovely children, or his close associates actually broke a law or ten. At least, Trump…

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