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28th Aug 2017

Donald Trump’s term might end but it doesn’t mean that he’s going to leave office says expert

"The sum of all fears."



It won’t be over until he says so.

Tim Rogers, a US journalist has stated in an article on the Fusion website, that it is quite possible that the US President will refuse to leave the White House when his time comes to an end.

Rogers stated that Donald Trump had no respect for the “sanctity of the presidency” and that he is a “tribal leader” who was “dividing” the US instead of uniting it.

The journalist is an expert on Nicaragua’s Sandinista Front for National Liberation (FSLN) and on the country’s former President Daniel Ortega and Rogers is backing up his claim from previous experiences…

“This is a dangerous moment for the country. Trump has shown no interest in preserving the sanctity of the presidency or the traditions of U.S. democracy. He might not even be familiar with them.

“Trump is only interested in Trump. He’s willing to sacrifice everything for the sake of self-preservation. This is how dictatorships are born.

“Shortly after Daniel Ortega was elected president of Nicaragua in 2006, renowned author and intellectual Sergio Ramírez told me, ‘anyone who thinks Ortega is going to leave office at the end of his term is being naive.’ I was naive. I didn’t see it coming, even after I was warned what to look out for.

“I might be naive again by thinking that Trump will try something similar by refusing to go away when his time is up. But Nicaragua taught me it’s best to err on the side of caution when dealing with authoritarians.”

Rogers has called this possibility “the sum of all fears” and believes it is the worst-case scenario that nobody seems to be talking about.

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