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Archive for the 'Donald Trump' Category

Summary: Laura Ingraham, on Fox News Channel’s “The Ingraham Angle” (March 20, 2019) responds to President Trump’s thoughtless, petty attack on the late U.S. senator and war hero John McCain.

Summary: Psychological profiles of U.S. President Donald Trump, Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin, China’s President Xi Jinping, and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un were presented at the annual meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology in San Antonio, Texas, July 4-7, 2018.

Summary: Psychological profiles of U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un were presented at “Celebrating Scholarship and Creativity Day” at St. John’s University.

Summary: South Korea’s national security adviser announced at the White House that U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un by May 2018. Kim reportedly said he is “committed to denuclearization” and pledged North Korea will “refrain from any further nuclear or missile tests.”

Summary: Selection of quotes from Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” annotated with empirical research findings from studies conducted at the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics.

Summary: Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have their first face-to-face encounter on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. … Political-psychological profiles of Putin and Trump.

Summary: A psychological assessment of Donald Trump determined that he is not a malignant narcissist.

Summary: A dossier on Donald Trump’s psychological makeup is being prepared for Russian President Vladimir Putin ahead of their leadership summit.

Jan 31st, 2017

Summary: The Eugene J. McCarthy Center for Public Policy & Civic Engagement is hosting a panel discussion on “Donald Trump: What Will Happen in the Next Four Years.”

Jan 23rd, 2017

Summary: The leadership style of U.S. president Donald Trump may be summarized as follows: an active-positive presidential character with mobilization as his key leadership asset; a charismatic, nondeliberative leadership style; and a high-dominance, extraverted, influential foreign policy orientation.