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Trump Crashes the Party

From the outset of his presidency, a fundamental question has been whether Donald Trump would be constrained by the Republican Party or remake it in his populist image. The wave of retirements by GOP members of Congress, and rapid turnover at the highest levels of the administration, suggest that, at a time of growing global uncertainty, US policymaking could become both more erratic and less effective.

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