Michael Lens

Assistant professor of urban planning at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

Assistant professor of urban planning at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

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There were Trumpian moments, but it wasn’t Trump’s most turbulent trip to Europe.

Not the most turbulent trip

There were Trumpian moments, but it wasn’t Trump’s most turbulent trip to Europe.

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