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Just How Far Will Trump Go?

President Donald Trump’s open admission yesterday that he’s sabotaging the Postal Service to improve his election prospects crystallizes a much larger dynamic: He’s waging an unprecedented campaign to weaponize virtually every component of the federal government to partisan advantage.From the Postal Service to the Census Bureau, the Department of Justice to the Department of Homeland Security, Trump is systematically enlisting agencies that traditionally have been considered at least somewhat insulated from political machinations to reward his allies and punish those he considers his enemies. He is razing barriers between his personal and political interests and the core operations of the …read more

Source:: The Atlantic