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General News    H3'ed 10/1/19

The Floodgates Open on Trump by David Remnick

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'How Trump’s incitements to violence against Representative Adam Schiff and others, in the wake of the whistle-blower report about his call with the Ukrainian President, may urge other insiders to come forward. Were the collective nerve endings of the electorate not so frayed and numbed by now, we might be even more alive to the ugliness of this message from the White House. One of the consequences of the Trump Presidency is the way that it constantly diminishes our expectations of anything other than hideous rhetoric and action. But there are those who are intensely aware of the potential consequences of such a threat. Sources close to Schiff told The New Yorker on Monday that Democrats in Congress are deeply worried about the President using Twitter to incite violence and to direct it at specific members.'

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