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Trump Lost the Citizenship Debate, but He’s Still Corroding Our Politics

Trump is sowing the seeds for democratic erosion, but he’s doing so through smaller, more insidious actions

Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty

DDoes Donald Trump present a threat to American democracy, or is the system restraining him? As last week’s debate over the census citizenship question illustrates…

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