Saturday, July 15, 2017

The decline and fall of Jared and Don Jr.: Nepotism often ends badly.


From USA Today

The perils of nepotism have been captured in President Trump’sresponses to his son and son-in-law eagerly attending a meeting that they believed was a Russian government lawyer bringing dirt on Hillary Clinton directly from the Russian government. Former national security adviser Michael Flynn and short-lived campaign manager Paul Manafort were shown the door over far less scandal — yet Trump declared of his relatives that "I think many people would have held that meeting.”

He called Donald Trump Jr. a high quality person” who did nothing wrong, or even unwise. He added in his Paris press conference, "Politics is not the nicest business in the world, but it's very standard."

More USA Today   by Jonathon Turley

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