Shawn Rosenberg

Professor Shawn Rosenberg studies political psychology and the rise of populism at the University of California Irvine. He says for Trump supporters, this latest indictment will only strengthen their resolve. Rosenberg says Trump supporters want a strong leader, unencumbered by the usual checks on the executive branch. For them he says "the purpose of politics is to get things done for the people and to that end there should be no constraints placed on the judgment or action of leaders who are acting on behalf of the people," said Rosenberg.

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