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Trump’s Battered Presidency

Donald Trump has suffered more negative news in the last week than most presidents experience in months, if not longer. But while a chain of woe – from stock slides to staff upheaval – has imperiled the Trump White House, few should feel sorry for an administration that has brought most of its problems on itself.

WASHINGTON, DC – It’s gotten to the point where one might almost feel sorry for Donald Trump. While that “almost” reflects a gap too wide for Trump’s opponents to bridge, it can be said that February has, thus far, been cruel to the US president, though he clearly is no innocent victim.