How Trump’s Start-Of-Term Strategy Differs From Past Presidents’

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President Trump has been in office for a little over a month now, and it’s been an eventful term so far. In some ways, Trump’s first few weeks have been as unusual as his candidacy was: executive orders have sparked major protests, a high-level adviser resigned amid scandal, questions abound about the administration’s relationship with Russia, and the press conferences have … strayed a bit from the usual scripts. So it’s safe to say Trump has started his presidency in his own unique way. But there have also been moments of normalcy: There was nothing weird about Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, for example.

So how does Trump’s approach compare with that of previous presidents at the