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Rupert Murdoch latest to join those repudiating Donald Trump

Murdoch has long pursued power rather than a specific ideology, was an informal adviser to Trump

Lily Katz | NYT 

At 5.55 pm on Thursday, James Murdoch sent an email to a list of blind-copied recipients offering a striking repudiation of President Trump and a pledge to donate $1 million to the Anti-Defamation League. He addressed the note to “friends,” stating in the first line that he was writing it in a “personal capacity, as a concerned citizen and a father.” Yet for the son of the conservative media mogul Rupert Murdoch, who speaks regularly with Trump, it’s impossible to separate the personal, the political and the corporate. James Murdoch’s ...

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First Published: Sun, August 20 2017. 00:55 IST
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