Trump’s Aides Tried to Conceal His Crazy, Racist Beliefs From the Country

Helping an abnormal president appear sane is not a noble task

New York Magazine
Aug 16, 2017 · 4 min read
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White House chief of staff John Kelly watches as President Donald Trump speaks in the lobby of Trump Tower, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 in New York — AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

By Jonathan Chait

Donald Trump’s aides have been angry with him frequently — indeed, usually — since the beginning of his presidential campaign. But they have rarely registered their dismay as nakedly as they did…

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