"My feeling is that the political class has roundly rejected Trump and short of a clear (unlikely) electoral win, they will not stand for him to stay in Washington even if there’s a legal dispute"

That is a good point and under normal circumstances it would seem far-fetched to believe a leader could get around this in a genuine democracy. But it would not be the first time a political class is blindsided by the rabid supporters of a demagogue...

Author of History That Changed the World (Odyssea Publishing, 2017). Published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, on CNBC, The Hill, Quartz, and other media.

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