FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2017 file photo, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington. Kushner has lost his access to the nation’s deepest secrets, which could be problematic in his role overseeing the Trump administration’s efforts to produce Mideast peace. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Photo: Evan Vucci/AP
Photo: Evan Vucci/AP

The left points to Hicks, Kushner, daily chaos as signs of a weak presidency

Will there ever be a break in the turmoil that surrounds Donald Trump? A roundup of editorials Friday doesn't offer much hope. 

Opinions from the left:

1. Hope Hicks told the truth about lying for Trump. Now she's gone. 

From columnist Dana Milbank: When a president lies, those around him are put into the position of lying for him.

2. Trump's presidency is not normal -- and it's not acceptable

From columnist Eugene Robinson: Do we even care anymore if the president learns basic facts about governing?

3. The root of White House chaos? A weak president

From The New York Times: We don’t have to look far to find the source of the daily drama that is the White House.

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