David Horsey

Horsey: Trump may be in trouble, but his appointees advance his startling agenda

Horsey: Trump may be in trouble, but his appointees advance his startling agenda

Cable news is consumed with wall-to-wall coverage of every new development in Donald Trump's political implosion, and liberals, still stunned by Trump's rise to the White House, cannot get enough of it. For them, this national nightmare can't be over soon enough.

Nevertheless, one disturbing reality should not be overlooked. While Mr. Trump does his best to paint himself into a corner from which he can't escape, the work of his appointees goes on unhindered. The president may not be able to get any legislation through a Congress that sees him as increasingly radioactive, but the cabinet secretaries who already got a congressional OK are turning some very regressive ideas into...

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