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It’s Not Just Trump’s WH RNC Speech: Federal Employees Sound Like Political Operatives

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US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, August 20, 2020. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB... US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, August 20, 2020. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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August 20, 2020 6:44 p.m.

After going back and forth on which norm he wanted to violate more — accepting a presidential nomination at the White House, or at a historical battlefield owned by the federal government — President Donald Trump appears to have chosen the former.

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