US President Donald Trump has capitulated to the “deep state” and is no longer in charge of his country, despite promising to oppose the ruling establishment during his election campaign, says American academic Guy McPherson.
“The deep state, the people who really pull the strings of empire in the United States and beyond have fully taken control of the Trump administration,” McPherson, a social critic and a professor at University of Arizona, told Press TV on Sunday.
He made the remarks while discussing Trump’s criticism of the explosive book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, which raises questions about the president’s mental fitness to run the White House.
Speaking at the presidential retreat at Camp David on Saturday, Trump said slammed the “very weak” libel laws in the US as the real reason Paul Wolff, the book’s author, was able to write his “work of fiction.”
“If they were stronger, hopefully, you…