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How the Trump Presidency Is Creating a Loyalty Test for His Staffers

Original story at time.com• 97 mentions • 5 months ago

time.com 5 months ago

 
PeopleRoger Ailes, Former Fox News Chief, Dies at 77societyThe Societal Changes That Created the American Police OfficerVideo GamesCheck Out How Insanely Big This New Lego Minecraft Set IsWhite HousePresident Trump Lashes Out at 'Single Greatest Witch Hunt' After Special Counsel Namedpresident trumpMichael Scherer,Alex Altman6:36 AM ETIn the Oval Office, senior aides to President Donald Trump sometimes steal glances at one another while he speaks. Silent and stone-faced, they dare not say what they are thinking, but they communicate nonetheless. Beyond the President's earshot and eyeshot, the concern comes through in less subtle ways. The West Wing's thick walls, even with ...
 
 
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