Donald Trump’s latest crisis — over his reported disclosure of highly classified information to Russia — is giving voice to a question whispered privately in Washington during weeks of political turmoil: Is the President up to the job?
“This isn’t really about the power of the President. He has the power to do this,” former CIA Director Michael Hayden said on “CNN Tonight” Monday. “This is more about the person of the President and the performance.”
The new storm engulfing an already beleaguered White House is so potentially damaging because it stretches far beyond the simple personal standing and reputation of the President.