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Trump’s Ego Is Causing a National Security Nightmare

can be difficult to discern what passes for thought in Donald Trump’s mind, but
on the matter of Russian election interference he is refreshingly clear. He
sees Russia’s attempts to help him win the presidency and keep him in power not
as a threat to the United States, but as a threat to his own fragile ego. This
is what lies behind Trump’s anger at Joseph Maguire, his outgoing acting director
of national intelligence. Maguire’s sin, according
to The New York Times on Thursday, was allowing one of his aides to deliver
a blunt warning to members of Congress, on February 13, that Russia was once again
interfering …read more

Source:: The New Republic


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