- He re-opened an investigation into Obama’s squashing of the DEA’s Hezbollah drug-dealing investigation in order to keep his Iran deal on track.
- Ordered a new look into the Clinton Uranium One collusion deal, which has real Russian players and a Mueller connection.
- Launched a new inquiry into the Clinton Foundation’s pay-to-play corruption.
“Soft despotism is a term coined by Alexis de Tocqueville describing the state into which a country overrun by "a network of small complicated rules" might degrade. Soft despotism is different from despotism (also called 'hard despotism') in the sense that it is not obvious to the people."