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Jonathan Swan Jan 20, 2017
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War of worldviews: Trump v Xi Jinping

Michel Euler / AP, Robin Groulx / Axios

One of the more interesting encounters in Washington happened shortly after Donald Trump's inaugural address.

Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon — who, along with Stephen Miller and Jeff Sessions, is the voice of nationalist populism inside Trump's inner circle — suggested to WaPo reporter Bob Costa that journalists should compare what Trump said today to the speech given at Davos by China's President Xi Jinping.