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Michael D'Antonio is the author of the new book, "The Truth About Trump." The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)When Donald Trump was a boy growing up in Cold War America, his mentor Roy Cohn played chief henchman in Senator Joseph McCarthy's witch hunt, ruining lives by accusing people of ties to the menacing autocrats in the Kremlin.