Trump's staunch ally Jim Risch proving utterly unqualified for vital foreign policy role
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When Idaho Republican Sen. Jim Risch rose to national infamy last year for derailing a spending bill and threatening a government shutdown over a years-old political feud, a home-state newspaper editorialized about his "startling pettiness" and his reputation as a "television celebrity, supreme grudge-holder and Idaho senator (in that order)." The editorial board noted that Risch was going to ascend to the chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. "For the sake of U.S. diplomacy," it...

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