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Today the Huffington Post reported that the God-King’s campaign to save Chinese cellphone maker ZTE began just 3 days after China agreed to fund the God-King’s $500 million real estate project in Indonesia. This despite the fact that Congress banned ZTE for violating sanctions against Iran and North Korea and the U.S. military banned ZTE phone sales due to security risks. The Washington Post’s Josh Rogin notes that saving ZTE was on China’s list of demands for negotiations and the God-King may have caved to avoid an embargo on U.S. agricultural products, but Daniel Drezner cites sources who argue the God-King’s ZTE tweets are yet another example of his impulsiveness and “contempt for the normal functioning of government.” Might Twitter’s plan to limit access for bad actors cut off the God-King?
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