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Will president Trump get anything done?

Don’t count on it

By Gillian Peele  

The United States Capitol ©Martin Falbisoner

The entrails of Donald Trump’s victory in Tuesday’s presidential election will doubtless be examined by analysts for some time to come as commentators seek an explanation for the unexpected result. Although no single factor generated Trump’s success, three elements were powerful determinants of his victory.

The first was the extent of the anger in parts of a deeply divided America; groups which felt forgotten by government and marginalised by the globalisation of the American economy, as well as fearful…

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