GIDEON RACHMAN: Donald Trump’s tough-guy tactics are making America scary again
The most potent economic weapon in America’s armoury stems from the fact that the dollar is the world’s reserve currency
Donald Trump’s domestic critics have often compared him to a mafia boss. James Comey, who Trump fired as head of the FBI, said that dealing with the US president reminded him of his earlier career, “as a prosecutor against the mob”.
Trump made his career in construction in New York and casinos in New Jersey, which may explain why his mannerisms seem strangely familiar to fans of The Godfather or The Sopranos.