Donald Trump Might Be His Own Undoing.

How the President is engaging in his own self destruction.

Lauren Elizabeth
Nov 24, 2019 · 3 min read
Photo via Donald Trump on Instagram

Throughout his career not only in real estate, but in politics as well, Donald Trump has certainly made his fair share of enemies. Whether it’s the creditors he refused to pay off or the various members of his administration he ousted, Donald Trump definitely does not seem to mind throwing anyone under the bus should things not go exactly how he would like.

But as these impeachment hearings unfold, and certain people lurk on the sidelines willing to share their stories, I can’t help wondering if the President’s inability to keep allies could be the end to his regime. Perhaps it should come as no surprise that at the end of the day, it appears that Donald Trump might well bring about his own self-destruction.

It appears that out of all the relationships Trump has soured, his firing of John Bolton might be the one that costs him dearly.

According to the Los Angeles Times:

For someone who values the loyalty of those around him above all else, Trump certainly has not anticipated how his own “disloyal” actions to his top aides would come full circle to impact him.

It should come as no shock that John Bolton would not take kindly to being fired by anyone, let alone by someone like Donald Trump. Anyone else would have anticipated retaliatory measures, and John Bolton is ready in the waiting. He may not be testifying before Congress at this moment in time, but a book deal is the very last thing that any of the few people still in Trump’s inner circle want at this moment in time.

But even those still close to Donald Trump have figured out ways to send a message to the President, letting him know exactly what will happen should he take any actions against them. Mick Mulvaney even added his name to John Bolton’s law suit he filed to settle the dispute on whether or not he should testify, letting Trump know that if he fires him, Mulvaney will be ready to talk.

Donald Trump have had his finger on the pulse of the Republican base, but it’s clear that his inability to work with almost anyone could mean that he’s destroying his own prospects.

There is no pleasing him, and a circle that only continues to grow smaller means Trump might be getting closer and closer to unraveling. The more people he throws under the bus without a second thought, there are less and less willing to shield him.

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Lauren is a writer & leftist with analysis on topics related to politics & policy. She can be reached at LaurenMartinchek@gmail.com or Twitter @xlauren_mx

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