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Pompeo’s Grotesque Farewell Party in Israel Shows That the Trump Team Knows It's Over

Pompeo used his visit to Israel and the settlements to push forward his pet ideological project and advance his post-Trump political career

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While Donald Trump has barricaded himself in the White House, refusing to concede the election and leading President-elect Joe Biden to call for donations to fund the transition, members of the president’s inner circle seem to have accepted reality. They are largely focused on trying to go as far as possible with their ideological pet projects during their final weeks in power.