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Trump Growing More Unmoored From Reality As His Base Erodes

President Donald Trump is reported to have suffered a huge blow to his psyche after the defeat of his preferred Senate candidate in Alabama according to Vanity Fair. (photo credit: YouTube)

President Donald Trump is reported to have suffered a huge blow to his psyche after the defeat of his preferred Senate candidate in Alabama according to Vanity Fair.

In recent days, I spoke with a half dozen prominent Republicans and Trump advisers, and they all describe a White House in crisis as advisers struggle to contain a president who seems to be increasingly unfocused and consumed by dark moods. Trump’s ire is being fueled by his stalled legislative agenda and, to a surprising degree, by his decision last month to back the losing candidate Luther Strange in the Alabama Republican primary. “Alabama was a huge blow to his psyche,” a person close to Trump said. “He saw the cult of personality was broken.”

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