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Trump faces 'non-stop political war' for survival

Democrats intent on holding US President accountable for scandals that have erupted

WASHINGTON • So it has come to this: The President of the United States was asked over the weekend whether he is a Russian agent. And he refused to directly answer.

The question, which came from a friendly interviewer, not one of the "fake media" journalists he disparages, was "the most insulting thing I've ever been asked", he declared.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 15, 2019, with the headline 'Trump faces 'non-stop political war' for survival'. Print Edition | Subscribe