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The Washington Establishment Fears A Second Term Trump

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Posted: Aug 08, 2022 12:01 AM

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Establishment politicians, both Republican and Democrat, are still mad that former President Donald Trump won the presidency, upsetting the apple cart with his America First agenda. It is understandable if his personality rubs someone wrong; he’s not perfect, and no man is—however, presidential policies and how those strategies work for the country matter. Here we sit just a year and a half after his departure, with gas prices doubling and record inflation at over 9 percent. And the establishment in Washington D.C. still cannot accept the fact Trump won or that he could hold the highest office in the land again.Many inside the Beltway and across America could not believe that Trump won the Republican primary in 2016, and that shock continued through Election Day in November of the same year. Trump was not supposed to win. How could he beat a long-time politician such as Hillary Clinton? That answer is simple: Americans are tired of the same lies from Washington D.C. career politicians. How dare The People put Trump in their exclusive club?In reality, the politicians in Washington on the January 6 committee who supported the witch hunt and promoted the hearsay hearings are scared. Oftentimes, second-term presidents operate differently than in their first term. The first term is perhaps a bit more mode …

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