Political Insider

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Donald Trump on the Civil War: 'Why could that one not have been worked out?'


That sigh you’re about to hear comes from teachers of U.S. history across the continent.

Edward-Isaac Dovere, chief Washington correspondent for Politico.com, reports that this exchange below between President Donald Trump and Salena Zito – she’s the writer who last year told us that people were taking Trump “seriously, but not literally” – will hit later today. The topic was Andrew Jackson:


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Jim Galloway is a three-decade veteran of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution who writes the Political Insider blog and column.