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Biographer: Trump will leave White House to advisors while he bounces ‘on pogo stick watching CNN’

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Donald Trump will leave most of his day-to-day decisions as president to his White House staff while he holds rallies and goofs off, according to his biographers.

Politico gathered a panel of four authors again to discuss Trump after his confounding election win, and they agreed that he simply lacked the attention span and management skills to run his own administration.

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“He’s not going to — he’s going to want to talk about big issues, and there’s so many day-to-day decisions in a White House that have enormous impact that he’s not going to want to be bothered with,” said Wayne Barrett, who has written two biographies of Trump. “His management skills are extremely limited.”

Trump has already said he would delegate presidential responsibilities he found boring, which would leave much of those decisions to his chief of staff, and his biographers agreed he liked holding rallies too much to stop.

“I think when the advisors need him, they’re going to find him in the Rose Garden on a pogo stick, bouncing around, watching CNN on a flat panel,” said Tim O’Brien, author of “Trump Nation.”

The president-elect is reportedly considering Steve Bannon, the executive chairman of the white nationalist website Breitbart News, as his chief of staff — along with RNC chairman Reince Priebus, former campaign managers Corey Lewandowski and Kellyanne Conway, and former Citizens United president David Bossie.

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“He’s got the nuclear codes and access to the biggest nuclear arsenal on the planet, and that’s one of my biggest fears as a citizen and as a journalist,” O’Brien said. “It’s a concern because he doesn’t regulate his own emotions, he’s not a disciplined thinker, and I could see him surrounding himself with people that say to him, ‘Oh, North Korea just got a little bit out of the cage there. Let’s just drop a tactical nuclear weapon on them.’ I think that kind of thinking could be very present in his White House, and I think that that’s another huge policy concern with him.”

His biographers agreed that Trump and his advisors would feather their own nests from the White House, but also they said the real estate developer and former reality TV star had the tools to become a decent president, if he wants.

“I think he does want to be admired, if not beloved, so I think that’s part of him,” Barrett said. “No one has any idea of the enormity of this office and what kind of impact it can have on him. It could — I doubt it seriously — but it could make him a more serious person. The obligations here, the responsibilities here are so enormous. He’s not a fool, and he has to be aware of them.”

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‘Anyone who tried to impact outcome of election should spend life in jail’: Lewandowski

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On Tuesday, Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, testified before the House Judiciary Committee. Lewandowski's appearance before Congress was significant because Donald Trump reportedly told him to tell Jeff Sessions to limit the scope of Mueller's Russia probe.

Lewandowski was defiant in his opening statement, slamming the investigation as biased and knocking Hillary Clinton. He also declared that any entity that tried to meddle in a U.S. election should be in prison.

He said that he handled as many as a thousand emails. "And unlike Hillary Clinton, I don't think I ever deleted any of those," Lewandowski said. "Many of them were either responded to with one-word answers or floated to other staff for additional follow-up. But throughout it all, and to the best of my recollection, I don't recall ever having any conversations with foreign entities, let alone any who were operating to manipulate the outcome of an election."

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American neo-Nazis now see 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden as a role model: report

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A new report from Vice claims that white supremacist organizations are increasingly viewing Osama Bin Laden, the late mastermind of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, as a role model whose actions can influence the future of their movement.

The report finds that neo-Nazi group Atomwaffen Division has recently started using Bin Laden's image in its propaganda while also promoting Islamist extremists' willingness to commit mass murder in the name of their religion as something that should be inspiring to American white nationalists.

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REVEALED: The Saudis have also been pumping cash into Trump’s infamous Scotland golf resort

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It's not just the American military whose members have been spending cash at President Donald Trump's golf resort in Turnberry, Scotland.

Politico reports that "a group of Saudi royals stayed at the resort for about a week at the tail end of extended travel" and that they brought "a party of 25 people and more than a hundred pieces of luggage."

This is not the first time that Saudi officials have plugged money into Trump properties.

As Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold has documented, members of the Saudi government have also helped prop up flagship Trump hotels in New York and Chicago since his election.

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