A Weak President Is a Dangerous President

What happened? On Thursday morning, it looked like the president was going to buckle under pressure to sign a “continuing resolution” to keep the government running until February. Donald Trump puled and prattled about Congressional Democrats not giving him $5 billion for the border wall he promised his supporters, but given his tweets about getting the money from somewhere—from Mexico or another part of government, both claims being bullshit—it looked like he was going to step back from the brink.

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