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Did China just bribe Trump to undermine National Security?

A Chinese state-owned company just announced a big investment in a project in which the Trump Organization has a substantial stake

Paul Krugman | NYT 

Did the president of the United States just betray the nation’s security in return for a bribe from the Chinese government? Don’t say that this suggestion is ridiculous: Given everything we know about Donald Trump, it’s well within the bounds of possibility, even plausibility. Don’t say there’s no proof: We’re not talking about a court of law, where the accused are presumed innocent until proved guilty. Where the behaviour of high officials is concerned, the standard is very nearly the opposite: They’re supposed to avoid situations in ...

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 09:10 IST