The Globalist

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12 May 2017

Episode 1445

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Amid differing versions of how James Comey’s firing came about, the White House and Donald Trump’s presidency sinks further into crisis; we assess what might come next. Plus: the EU’s chief negotiator visits Ireland, an analysis of Vladimir Putin’s fondness for ice hockey, how the chief executive of a major British bank fell for an email prankster and why lizards are delaying a German rail project.

12 May 2017

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Chapter 1

The president and the showboat

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Amid contradictory accounts of how James Comey’s firing came about, Donald Trump labels him a “showboat”. Brian Klaas explains why this crisis won't go away.

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