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Two steps forward, two steps back for unsteady Trump administration Add to ...

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The American political world is hearing footsteps. They’re going backward.

The backtracking – on several issues, from export assistance to the Federal Reserve Bank, this week alone – is the latest phenomenon from a presidential administration that can’t seem to get its footing. Two steps forward – and not one but two steps back. It has left the Washington establishment confused – and Donald Trump’s constituency reeling.

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