Mike Lofgren is a former career congressional staff member who served on the House and Senate budget committees. His latest book is The Deep State: The Fall of the Constitution and the Rise of a Shadow Government. Learn more on his website: mikelofgren.net.
If You Think Trump’s at War With the Deep State, Take Another Look at His Policies
The president is no populist, and he'll only strengthen the influence of illiberal extra-constitutional power structures.