Aug 10, 2017

​1 big thing: The Committee to Save America

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Here’s one of the most intriguing — and consequential — theories circulating inside the White House: The generals, the New Yorkers and Republican congressional leaders see themselves as an unofficial committee to protect Trump and the nation from disaster.

This loose alliance is informal. But as one top official told me: “If you see a guy about to stab someone with a knife, you don’t need to huddle to decide to grab the knife.”

The theory was described to Jim VandeHei and me in a series of private chats with high-ranking officials:

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