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As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to ban Muslims from the entering the country and to make Mexico pay for a border wall. He pledged to level the economic playing field with China and to renegotiate the “very bad” Iran deal. These policies were red meat for his political base, even if he served them a bit on the rare side compared to his Republican predecessors.
Trump’s Russia policy is different. His admiration of Vladimir Putin, his promise that “we will be looking at the annexation of Crimea” — presumably in a more favorable light …read more