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Where Things Stand: Petty To The Point Of Pain

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Cleveland, Ohio, USA, July 20, 2016 Republican Presidential nominee Donald J. Trump congratulates his running mate Indiana Governor Mike Pence after Pence formally accepted the nomination during the third day of the... Cleveland, Ohio, USA, July 20, 2016 Republican Presidential nominee Donald J. Trump congratulates his running mate Indiana Governor Mike Pence after Pence formally accepted the nomination during the third day of the Republican National Convention in the Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland Ohio, July 20, 2016. (Photo by Mark Reinstein/Corbis via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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September 28, 2021 6:19 p.m.

The former president did a lot of things to maintain control of his presidency — like the whole dismantling democracy thing or the time he encouraged a mob of his most loyal to violently try to do a coup.

But, according to one account, he also underwent a surgery without anesthesia just to maintain his hold on the office.

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