18 octombrie 2021

Robert Gates says 'extreme polarization' is the greatest threat to US democracy

thehill.com

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said “extreme polarization” in the U.S. is currently the greatest threat to democracy in America. Gates, during an interview with Anderson Cooper for “60 Minutes” that aired on Sunday, specifically pointed to the area of Washington, D.C. where the White House and Capitol Hill are located. “The greatest threat is found within the two square miles that encompass the White House and the Capitol Building,” Gates told Cooper. ADVERTISEMENT Gates served as [...]