Mike Ludwig of Truthout: Trump postponed a speech on bringing down prescription drug prices this week after promising to roll out a set of sweeping policy proposals.
Critics warn Trump's threat to torpedo the deal puts the US and Iran on a direct path to war.
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Mike Lofgren is a former congressional staff member who served on the House and Senate budget committees. His new book, The Deep State: The Fall of the Constitution and the Rise of a Shadow Government, appeared January 5, 2016.