American Oligarchs-The Kushners, the Trumps, and the Marriage of Money and Power (Andrea Bernstein):

Why do I have more of a risk of telling her state secrets than anyone else? Either i’m qualified to handle state secrets or i’m not qualified to handle state secrets. I think I understand my responsibilities.” – Jared Kushner dismissing FBI warnings on his close relationship to suspected Chinese spy Wendi Deng

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Traitor-A History of American Betrayal from Benedict Arnold to Donald Trump (David Rothkopf):

“ – it is my conviction that, upon reviewing the facts, the only objective conclusion that can be drawn is that wittingly or otherwise, Donald Trump; those closest to him in the White House, his campaign, and his family; and the leaders of the Republican Party in the United States have committed the highest-level, greatest, most damaging betrayal in the history of the country. They are traitors. And as of this writing they continue to damage to United States as no other actors in the world can.

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Democracy in Chains-The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America (Nancy MacLean):

The “campaign for the courts,” as a critical organization dubbed it, sought “to mold a new jurisprudence” that would radically change, “the way justice is dispensed in our society.” In particular, those waging the campaign sought “to make the protection and enhancement of corporate profits and private wealth the cornerstones of our legal system.

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The Grifter’s Club – Trump, Mar-a-Lago, and the Selling of the Presidency (Sarah Blaskey, Nicholas Nehamas, Caitlin Ostroff, Jay Weaver):

what a whopper! Like turds in a sewer, Trump presidency books just keep bobbing down the pipes. I am one of the bastards that is mad enough to read/study most of them, as they provide possibly the greatest education in raw corruption ever.

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