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Former CDC Director's New Initiative Aims To Save 100 Million Lives

HuffPost - 12 Sep 2017
“No threat has a higher chance of leading to a massive, sudden loss of lives in the next few years than a pandemic ― and the world is woefully unprepared,” Klain told HuffPost. “Tom Frieden is the most respected leader in the world on this topic, both ...
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Former Biden Chief Of Staff Says Empathy Unnatural For Trump

The Daily Caller - 30 Aug 2017
Chief of Staff for former Vice President Joe Biden, Ron Klain said empathy does not come naturally to President Donald Trump and thinks it showed during his visit to Texas. “I think what we're seeing is really how unnatural empathy is to President ...
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Hurricane Irma's Path Could Delay Trump's Border Wall

Newsweek - 05 Sep 2017
Can President Trump get the funding for the border wall that was at the heart of his presidential campaign, or will Congress thwart him as it wrestles with quickly passing relief for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, coping with undocumented immigrants ...
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Ditching Trump's White House can be a messy affair

Politico - 25 Aug 2017
“It's hard to put together a stable team when you have such an unstable work environment,” said Ron Klain, who worked in the White House under Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton. It's nothing new for Trump, who ran the Trump Organization much ...
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Ronald A. Klain

Washington Post - 27 Feb 2017
Three core views of the Midtown mind-set in the Trump White House illustrate the point. Aug 2, 2017. The one area where Trump has been wildly successful. The president is naming (young, right-wing) judges at an unprecedented rate. Jul 19, 2017 ...
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Hurricane Harvey will be Trump's first major natural disaster test

The Providence Journal - 25 Aug 2017
“As a political matter, a botched hurricane response in the Gulf Coast . . . would see Trump criticized — not by blue-state leaders he can mock or ignore — but by key members of his own coalition,” Ron Klain, a senior White House aide to Obama and ...
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The one area where Trump has been wildly successful

Washington Post - 19 Jul 2017
Ronald Reagan named Sandra Day O'Connor to the Supreme Court and made five lower-court nominations in that period; George H.W. Bush made four lower-court nominations; Bill Clinton named Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the high court but no lower-court ...
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Don't underestimate Trump

Washington Post - 19 May 2017
First, while he is proving to be an incompetent president, Trump is an incredibly skilled politician. He did not come to the presidency by accident: He spent 30 years laying the groundwork for his run — attacking President Ronald Reagan on trade in ...
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August is a dangerous month for Trump

Washington Post - 07 Aug 2017
Monday morning marks the start of the first full week of President Trump's vacation. After the rockiest first six months of any modern presidency, a new chief of staff has offered a glimmer of hope — just in time for August to provide time to regroup ...
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Will Trump's Enduring Legacy Be a Right-Wing Judiciary?

Truth-Out - 29 Aug 2017
Ron Klain, a lawyer who advised the Obama administration on Merrick Garland's unsuccessful confirmation process, recently calculated that, given the rate the administration is currently confirming judges, one-eighth of all cases filed in federal court ...
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Trump's big infrastructure plan? It's a trap.

Washington Post - 19 Nov 2016
As the White House official responsible for overseeing implementation of President Obama's massive infrastructure initiative, the 2009 Recovery Act, I've got a simple message for Democrats who are embracing President-elect Donald Trump's infrastructure ...

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