I’m back from Pakistan and Istanbul. It seems like people all over the world are seeing surges of nationalist feelings and social anxiety. Here is a good article about how President Trump keeps the loyalty of his base.    

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HEALTHCARE: (CNN) Divisions remain when it comes to repealing Obamacare (4/3) Trump claims that lawmakers are getting closer to making a breakthrough on health care despite calling out House Freedom Caucus members and threatening to work with Democrats if the Freedom Caucus won’t support a repeal and replace measure. Trump tweeted, “Anybody (especially Fake News … More The week before Syria in the news

This is an obviously biased article but it does show how ideological and economic power continue to fight for government control even after the election.

Bannon and Nunes out, Kushner in; we might be OK.