Now We Know What Kind of Authoritarian Trump Aspires to Be

Franklin Foer
Now We Know What Kind of Authoritarian Trump Aspires to Be

Donald Trump’s obsession with Ukrainian corruption turned out to be genuine: He wanted it thoroughly investigated—for the sake of its emulation. The diplomats who testified in front in Adam Schiff’s committee explained and exposed the Ukrainian justice system. Over the course of Trump’s presidency, his critics have speculated about the model of illiberal democracy that he would adopt as his own.