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Trump And The World's Strongmen

President Trump has invited Rodrigo Duterte, the President of the Philippines, to the White House. Duterte is known for killing thousands of people in a crackdown on drugs. The invitation comes after Trump previously called to congratulate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey on his much-disputed referendum expanding his powers. How could President Trump's relations with authoritarian leaders affect America's future? Joining Joshua Johnson to discuss Trump's relationship with the world's strongmen are Emily Rauhala, China and Philippines correspondent for The Washington Post, Thomas Countryman, a former State Department diplomat who served 35 years in the foreign service until 2017, David Rothkopf, CEO and editor at FP Group and Mike Fuchs, senior fellow at Center for American Progress.

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