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Donald Trump’s questionable intelligence: All those false claims about his academic record and derision of others bespeak profound insecurity

Donald Trump says he doesn’t need daily intelligence briefings. “I’m, like, a smart person,” he told Fox News’ Chris Wallace last weekend, explaining why he’ll be the first president since Harry Truman to avoid getting daily updates from intelligence professionals about national security threats. During and since his campaign, Trump has evoked…

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