The View From 2019: Looking Back at Trump’s First Two Years

President Donald Trump surrounded by members of his Cabinet in the Oval Office after signing an executive order on reorganizing the executive branch, Washington, March 13, 2017 (AP photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais).
President Donald Trump surrounded by members of his Cabinet in the Oval Office after signing an executive order on reorganizing the executive branch, Washington, March 13, 2017 (AP photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais).
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As world leaders gather this Sunday in Dakar, Senegal, for the 2019 Summit for Global Cooperation, U.S. President Donald Trump will be spending the weekend alone at his Mar-a-Lago resort. Though Trump proclaimed on Twitter that he’d rather be golfing than listening to “windbags” deliver “meaningless speeches,” according to numerous reports he was not even invited to the gathering. Two years ago, Trump took office promising to upend the world order, famously putting “America First” to make the country “great again.” Given how irrelevant he has since become on the global stage, it’s hard to recall the degree to which […]

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